London listed shares edged higher at the start of the week despite conflicting reports regarding the status of ongoing trade talks between Washington and Beijing and strength in Sterling.
TalkTalk executive chairman and founder, Charles Dunstone, picked up a big batch of shares in the telecommunications carrier at the end of the previous week.
Shares in Qiagen jumped on Monday after the genetic testing company said it was contemplating options that included a possible sale.
Ireland-focussed renewable infrastructure company Greencoat Renewables has acquired Killala Community Wind Farm, a 20. 4MW wind farm situated in County Mayo, it announced on Monday.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said he would scrap a planned cut in corporation tax and spend the revenue on the National Health Service.
Natural resources company Jangada Mines updated the market on its ongoing exploration programme at its wholly-owned Pitombeiras vanadium, titanium and iron project in the state of Ceará, Brazil on Monday.
Molecular diagnostics company Genedrive announced on Monday that its antibiotic-induced hearing loss test, the ‘Genedrive MT-RNR1 ID’ kit, has obtained CE marking.
London's FTSE 100 was down 0. 08% at 7,297. 18 in afternoon trade on Monday, as Aviva led the way lower.
US President Donald Trump's recent announcement that he had not agreed to any roll-back in already imposed trade tariffs on China had made authorities in Beijing turn more pessimistic on the chances that a phase-one deal between the two economic giants could be reached.
Saudi Arabia called off plans to formally market shares of its state oil company outside the kingdom and other Gulf countries in its initial public offering, reported The Financial Times.
London's FTSE 250 was up by 0. 19% at 20,442. 33 in afternoon trade on Monday, with Diploma leading the way higher.
Stocks in the States were trading on a mixed note at the start of the week on the back of somewhat downbeat reports around the state of the ongoing trade talks between the US and China.
America's President defended his potential Democratic party rival after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called him a ‘rabid dog’ that should be “beaten to death” with a stick.
Croda International: Liberum Capital downgrades to hold with a target price of 4,400p.
IQGeo on Monday signed two contracts worth over $1. 2m with an existing customer, increasing the number of its licensed users.
Analysts at Jefferies upgraded their recommendation for shares of HSBC from 'hold' to 'buy' in anticipation of an uplift to the lender's return on capital as it restructured some of its operations.
Analysts at Berenberg reiterated their 'buy' recommendation for shares of Vodafone following the company's announcement that it was studying a possible redesign of all its European cell sites based on so-called Open RAN technology which the analysts said could yield multiple benefits, including sharply reduced operating and capital expenditure costs.
Aura Energy has entered into a deed of variation with Lind Global Macro Fund to modify the convertible loan note agreement dated 30 April, it announced on Monday, in order to secure an advance of AUD 0. 35m (£0. 18m) pursuant to a convertible note with a face value of AUD 0. 42m.
Smart home solutions provider LightwaveRF announced on Monday that, to further accelerate its development, it has decided to conduct a formal review of its various strategic options, including a potential sale of the company by way of a ‘formal sale process’.
Infection prevention products manufacturer Tristel announced on Monday that MobileODT - a company in which it holds a 2. 13% strategic equity stake - has successfully completed its first closing of a $9. 75m second-round institutional fund raising.