European Union banks’ branches in London should see no major change in how they are supervised after Brexit came into effect last month, the Bank of England said on Monday.
UK retail sales slumped to a record low in 2020, industry research showed on Tuesday, after the high street saw little festive cheer in December.
A third of UK companies see a difficult landscape ahead for investment in Britain as Brexit comes into full force even as Covid-19 continues to obstruct normal trading.
Financial markets' focus on Tuesday will be on the US jobs market and the country's central bank.
Classic British boot brand Dr Martens has unveiled plans to float on the London Stock Exchange.
European stocks finished lower on Monday as investors fretted over rising coronavirus cases across the Continent and mainland China and the prospect of tougher curbs hitting economies.
US drug giant Pfizer and German partner BioNTech have boosted their target for producing Covid-19 vaccine doses in 2021 by more than half.
London stocks closed in negative territory on Monday amid reports that Covid-19 restrictions in England were set to get even tougher.
Credit Suisse has downgraded Weir Group to 'neutral', arguing that the investment case for the engineer is less clear following the agreed disposal of its oil and gas business.
Maintel's non-executive chairman picked up a large batch of shares in the cloud and managed services outfit.
French epidemiologist Arnaud Fontanet advised the Elysee on Monday that it should consider closing its borders with Britain and other countries with a strong presence of the new British Covid-19 variant.
Stocks on Wall Street were on the back foot in early trading although analysts' comments on the outlook for shares remained constructive.
Top executives at US biotechnology company Novavax sold roughly $46m worth of the company's stock while its Covid-19 vaccine was still undergoing late stage clinical trials.
Nigeria and West Africa-focussed oil and gas exploration and development company Lekoil announced the appointment of Michael Ajukwu as its chairman on Monday, with immediate effect.
Diaceutics updated the market on its trading in 2020 on Monday, reporting that its revenue and adjusted EBITDA for the year ended 31 December were expected to be around £12. 6m, down from £13. 4m, and £0. 5m, down from £2. 2m respectively, with EBITDA breakeven.
Virgin Atlantic is close to finalising a deal to raise just over $230m through a lease-back sale of two planes, in an attempt to try to sort out its accounts after being severely hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
London’s FTSE 250 was down 1. 2% at 20,802. 66 in afternoon trade on Monday.
Tertiary Minerals updated the market on its Pyramid Gold-Silver Project in Nevada on Monday, as well as some of its other projects, reporting that soil sampling results at Pyramid confirmed historic gold-in-soil anomalies over the minimum one kilometre strike.
London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 9% at 6,808. 78 in afternoon trade on Monday.
Specialist pharmaceutical services contract research organisation Open Orphan announced on Monday that the first volunteer had been dosed with the Codagenix needle-free intranasal Covid-19 vaccine, ‘COVI-VAC’.