Financial markets' focus in the middle of the week will shift to the newly-elected US President, Joe Biden's, inauguration.
Pubs owner JD Wetherspoons will tap investors for cash again, for between £92. 1-93. 7m in gross proceeds, ahead of the expected lifting of lockdown measures and to capitalise on the opportunities that the recession was expected to yield.
European shares finished lower on Tuesday, despite upbeat earnings reports and positive remarks on US stimulus measures by US Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen.
FedEx Corp’s express unit announced a plan on Tuesday to lay off between 5,500 and 6,300 employees in its European branch.
Entain shares tumbled on Tuesday after MGM Resorts International said it won’t go ahead with an offer for the Ladbrokes owner, after its initial approach was rejected.
London stocks closed in negative territory on Tuesday, as investors awaited a testimony on stimulus by incoming US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.
Berenberg upgraded its stance on shares of investment platform AJ Bell on Tuesday to 'hold' from 'sell' and hiked their price target on the stock to 400. 0p from 230. 0p.
Judges Scientific revealed on Tuesday that chief executive David Cicurel had disposed of 50,000 ordinary shares in the AIM-listed group.
Beijing-based ByteDance launched its third-party payment service Douyin Pay on Tuesday as part of its foray into the e-commerce space in China.
Jefferies included drugs manufacturer Indivior on their latest quarterly list of 15 key buy ideas in the UK small and mid-cap space.
Azerbaijan-focussed gold, copper and silver producer Anglo Asian Mining announced a new copper-gold discovery on Tuesday, dubbed ‘Zafer’, within the central region of its Gedabek contract area in the west of the country.
HSBC bank was set to close 82 branches in the UK between April and September of 2021 as customers increasingly rely more and more on digital banking.
London’s FTSE 100 was flat at 6,718. 09 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
Exploration and development company Ariana Resources has received formal approval from the Competition Authority in Turkey for the completion of its joint venture agreements with Özaltin and Proccea Construction, it announced on Tuesday.
AJ Bell: Berenberg upgrades to hold with a target price of 400p.
The number of new novel coronavirus infections in the US dropped sharply at the start of the week.
Clinical-stage drug development company Evgen Pharma said on Tuesday that as of 18 January, a total of 56 patients had been recruited and randomised to the ‘STAR’ trial.
London’s FTSE 250 was down 0. 1% at 20,625. 99 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
Botswana-focussed gas and solar power developer Tlou Energy updated the market on the proposed Lesedi Power Project on Tuesday, reporting that a pilot power purchase agreement has been fully executed with Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) for the first 2MW of power.
Wall Street stocks opened higher on Tuesday ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration tomorrow.