Rate-setters at the Bank of England are expected to stay put on policy on Thursday, particularly now perhaps, given the recent jump in geopolitical risk emanating from the Middle East.
British Airways pilots have called off a strike scheduled for 27 September.
Cenkos Securities has warned on annual revenues following a "weak" start to the year.
Specialist warehouse investor Warehouse REIT announced the purchase of an eight asset fully-let portfolio of reversionary warehouse and distribution assets from Aviva Investors on Wednesday, for £70m.
Salt Lake Potash has completed the pilot plant test work of the Lake Way salts at the Saskatchewan Research Council, it announced on Wednesday, with the test work yielding a premium sulphate of potash (SOP) product that was “highly water soluble” with a 53% potassium oxide grade.
Mineral exploration and development company Kodal Minerals updated the market on its recent activities on Wednesday, reporting that at the Bougouni Lithium Project, the site visit to the San Pedro Port in Côte d'Ivoire had been completed.
Landore Resources has raised gross proceeds of £0. 47m through a subscription of 64,827,586 new ordinary shares at a price of 0. 725p each, it announced on Wednesday, with certain existing shareholders.
Liberia-focussed palm oil development and production company Equatorial Palm Oil confirmed the first export shipment of crude palm oil from the port of Buchanan on Wednesday.
Cosmetics company Warpaint London swung to an interim loss on Wednesday after some disappointing sales growth and increased expenses.
Real-time marketing technology provider Eagle Eye Solutions Group announced a new three-year contract with an unnamed “leading” New Zealand retailer on Wednesday.
FedEx shares slumped in pre-market trade on Wednesday after the US shipping company posted a drop in first-quarter earnings and downgraded its guidance for the year, pointing to weakening global economic conditions and higher costs.
Shares in General Mills eased in pre-market trading after the US food giant missed first-quarter sales estimates.
Eddie Stobart Logistics confirmed on Wednesday that it has received a "highly preliminary" expression of interest from TVFC, a company controlled by former Stobart Group boss Andrew Tinkler, that could include an offer for the struggling logistics group.
Shares in Accesso Technology slid on Wednesday as it swung to a loss after revenue dropped below management expectations due to slower than expected scaling within distribution.
Lloyd’s of London has reported a surge in interim profits, boosted by bumper investment gains.
Commercial passenger aircraft leasing company Avation has signed 10-year leases with Braathens Regional Airways for four new ATR 72-600 aircraft, it announced on Wednesday.
Healthcare-focussed advisory firm Cello Health reported a 6. 8% improvement in net revenue to £54. 5m in its half-year results on Wednesday, with its like-for-like constant currency net revenue growth standing at 4. 5%.
Judges Scientific on Wednesday said it will exceed full-year expectations as it delivered record interim profits and revenues following "strong" growth in North America.
X-ray systems supplier Image Scan warned on Wednesday that its security sales had been "disappointing" during the third quarter of its trading year.
Sustainable fuels technology company Velocys reported a fall in revenue to £22k, from £0. 39m year-on-year, in its interim results on Wednesday.