News And Announcements
Output in the UK manufacturing sector stabilised in August following a drop the previous month, according to the latest survey form the Confederation of British Industry.
The UK government will kick-off an information campaign in September aimed at preparing the British public for a no-deal Brexit.
Sales at Britain's 'big four' supermarkets fell in the 12 weeks to 11 August, according to figures released by research firm Kantar on Tuesday.
Eurozone inflation was lower than expected in July, according to data released by Eurostat on Monday.
House sales in August were boosted by a pre-Brexit buying spree, according to the latest data from property website Rightmove.
Consumer sentiment in the US deteriorated in August, hitting its lowest level since the start of the year, according to a preliminary reading from the University of Michigan.
Trading in London stocks will open at 0940 BST, the London Stock Exchange said, having been delayed by a technical issue.
Sentiment among US housebuilders improved a touch in August, according to data released on Thursday.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, according to figures released by the Labor Department on Thursday.
Altitude Group confirmed on Thursday that it has received an unsolicited approach for its Manchester-based promotional product trade only supply business, AdProducts. com Limited (ADP).
UK retail sales unexpectedly rose in July, according to data released on Thursday by the Office for National Statistics.
House speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that a trade deal between the US and the UK will not happen if the Good Friday accord is compromised.
Heathrow announced on Wednesday that the strikes scheduled for 23 and 24 August have been postponed.
The Competition and Markets Authority on Tuesday ordered that pharma company Aspen payout £8. 0m to the NHS after an investigation found that it had engaged in anti-competitive practices.
Germany's economy shrank in the second quarter as exports fell, according to preliminary data released by Destatis on Wednesday, sparking worries that the country is teetering on the brink of recession.
Industrial production growth in China fell to a 17-year low in July, according to data released on Wednesday by the National Bureau of Statistics.
Economic growth across the eurozone slowed in the second quarter, figures from Eurostat confirmed on Wednesday.
UK inflation rose faster than expected in July, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics on Wednesday.