Deanna Oppenheimer has resigned from the board of directors at Worldpay after being appointed as the non-executive chair of Hargreaves Lansdown.
The Bank of England's 'Super Thursday' is the main event of the week, while there are results and quarterly updates from the AA, Ashmore, Bellway, Compass, Smith & Nephew, Sophos, TalkTalk and Tate & Lyle.
European equities are higher on Wednesday morning, following a rebound overnight in the US that continued in Asia.
GlaxoSmithKline looked to put worries about its future dividend to bed as it reported 3% growth in sales and 4% in earnings per share at constant currency rates.
Intelligence, security and cyber defence provider Falanx announced a number of multi-year contract wins on Wednesday.
Contracts-for-difference trading service provider Plus500 announced on Wednesday that the Financial Services Board of South Africa has granted the company a licence to operate as an authorised financial service provider in South Africa, through a newly created subsidiary Plus500SA Pty Ltd.
Speciality chemicals manufacturer Croda called off merger talks with US rival Ashland in January.
IDE Group Holdings updated the market on its claim for substantial damages from Coreix on Wednesday, in relation to the trademark infringement case where liability was decided in 2017.
Transatlantic media and entertainment marketing company reach4entertainment updated the market on its trading for the year to 31 December on Wednesday - a year in which the company appointed a new senior management team and raised £5. 5m for future investment.
Walt Disney’s first-quarter profit beat expectations as more visitors to its theme parks made up for lack of growth at the media and entertainment company’s other businesses.
Commercial kitchens service firm Filta saw revenue jump more than 30% in the twelve months leading to 31 December, despite reduced margins across several business units.
Industrial equipment retailer and hiring company Northbridge issued a pre-close update on Wednesday, reporting trading levels consistent with forecasts for its full trading year.
Respiratory drug discovery and development company Synairgen announced on Wednesday that the first patients have been dosed in the company's Phase II trial of inhaled SNG001 in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Expectations for UDG Healthcare’s earnings in 2018 and 2019 are too gloomy, Liberum said as the broker upgraded the provider of services to the healthcare industry to ‘buy’.
UK and Netherlands-focussed independent energy group Parkmead announced on Wednesday that it has “significantly increased” its equity in the Perth and Dolphin oil fields in the UK Central North Sea.
Residential landlord Grainger issued a trading update for the four months leading to 31 January on Wednesday, telling investors that the start to its financial year had been "a positive one".
Up to 200,000 of Tesco's female store workers could demand up to £4bn in total from the supermarket group by claiming they were paid less than their male counterparts, after a legal bid was launched on behalf of 100 workers.
J Murphy & Sons has bought Carillion's UK power business and will take over from the bankrupt company on work for National Grid.
AIM-quoted mining group Strategic Minerals has appointed former Wolf Minerals operations manager Jeffrey Harrison to its board as a non-executive director to support the planned redevelopment of its Redmoor project in Cornwall.
Hydrocarbon resources group Nostra Terra Oil and Gas has successfully completed drilling at its Twin Well site in the Permian Basin, putting the project into production immediately.