US stocks declined on Tuesday with the S&P 500 snapping a five-day winning streak after minutes of the latest monetary policy meeting showed that officials are in no rush to start cutting interest rates.
London stocks finished in the red on Tuesday as investors examined the latest UK borrowing data ahead of Wednesday’s Autumn Statement.
European stocks finished in the red as a lack of corporate earnings and economic data caused markets to focus on hawkish comments from central bankers.
Van Elle revealed on Tuesday that chief executive Mark Cutler's spouse had acquired 100,000 ordinary shares in the London-listed ground engineering contractor.
JP Morgan has downgraded its rating on Softcat from 'neutral' to 'underweight', stating the IT infrastructure and services provider's slow earnings growth doesn't justify the stock's premium valuation.
Wall Street stocks were in the red early on Tuesday as investors looked ahead to minutes from the FOMC's latest meeting.
London-focused office, industrial and workshop space provider Workspace Group saw a big drop in its share price on Tuesday after swing to a big loss in the first half of the year as a result of a £178m reduction in valuations.
Sales of previously owned homes in the US dropped more than expected in October, according to data out Tuesday from the National Association of Realtors (NAR).
London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 2% at 7,482. 14 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
Investors' focus on Wednesday will be on the Chancellor's Autumn statement, with the most recent economic data showing that he had approximately £90bn of leeway to tweak fiscal policy.
Battery technology specialist Gelion has entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) with Ionblox, a California-based next-generation battery technology company, it announced on Tuesday.
Analysts at Berenberg hiked their target price on technical products and services supplier Diploma from 3,500. 0p to 3,800. 0p on Tuesday, stating the firm's recent full-year results offered "much to be enthused about".
China has provided a list of conditions that must be met in order for it to give its tick of approval for Broadcom's $69. 0bn merger with software maker VMware.
Merck said on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy preclinical biopharmaceutical group Caraway Therapeutics for up to $610m.
TruFin announced on Tuesday that its UK game publishing subsidiary Playstack had entered into a letter of intent with VCI Global Limited to sell its augmented reality and gamification ad technology platform, Interact.
Kohl’s reported a 5. 2% decrease in net sales in its third quarter on Tuesday, amounting to $3. 8bn, with the retailer’s comparable sales decline continuing, down 5. 5%.
Dick’s Sporting Goods lifted its full-year outlook on Tuesday following a "strong" third quarter.
Shares in US home improvement retailer Lowe’s were in the red in premarket trading on Tuesday after it forecasted a more significant sales decline than previously expected despite a substantial rise in earnings.
Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on six UK retail stocks on Tuesday, with a preference for Asos, B&M European Value Retail and Marks & Spencer.
Wall Street futures were in the red ahead of the bell on Tuesday as investors look ahead to minutes from the FOMC's latest meeting.