Shares in Google parent company Alphabet slid in extended trading despite topping fourth-quarter earnings estimates.
US stocks recorded some gains on Monday despite ongoing fears regarding the global spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.
US stocks recorded solid gains at the bell on Monday despite ongoing fears regarding the global spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.
Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group, formerly Sports Direct, has bought a 12. 5% interest in luxury handbag maker Mulberry.
The focus on Tuesday was likely to continue to be on the 2019-nCoV coronavirus in China and updates regarding the pace of new infections as traders continued to look for confirmation in the data that they might be slowing.
Goldman Sachs is in advanced talks with Amazon to offer small and medium-sized US businesses loans through the retailer's platform.
Analysts at Berenberg slightly lowered their target price on aerospace and defence firm Senior from 185. 0p to 175. 0p on Monday, but stated that a lower 737 MAX outlook appeared to be already priced in.
Stocks on the Continent started February with small gains as the latest updates from the World Health Organisation appeared to show that the rate of growth in the number of new coronavirus infections worldwide had fallen.
London stocks started the month of February on the front foot, but only modestly, as sterling tumbled amid worries about a hard Brexit.
Nissan has drawn up a plan to increase the UK market share and reduce it in Europe if Brexit leads to tariffs on vehicle exports.
Integrafin revealed on Monday that chief executive Ian Taylor had sold 248,263 ordinary shares in the FTSE 250-listed firm in order to fund the purchase of a new family home.
Citi stood by its 'buy' recommendation and 600. 0p target price on Aston Martin stock following the carmaker's announcement of a capital increase.
Business leaders are demanding a revamp of the UK apprenticeship system on National Apprenticeship Week to allow small businesses the possibility to afford more apprentices.
The opening salvos of trade talks between the European Union and UK were fired on Monday as both sides clashed over alignment of rules in any post-Brexit agreement.
Biotherapeutics and reagents developer Avacta Group announced on Monday that it has signed a collaboration and license agreement with AffyXell Therapeutics - the recently-established joint venture with Daewoong Pharmaceutical - to develop Affimer proteins to be used by AffyXell for the generation of new cell and gene therapies.
Retail, promotional and brand experience company SpaceandPeople released its pre-close trading update ahead of its preliminary results for 2019 on Monday, reporting that trading during the final quarter of the year was stronger than anticipated in the promotions divisions.
Africa-focussed minerals exploration company IronRidge Resources reported that multiple additional high-grade and broad gold intersections have been returned from the remaining drilling assay results received for the first phase exploration programme at the Zaranou Gold Project in Côte d'Ivoire on Monday.
Gold and nickel-focussed exploration and development company Katoro Gold confirmed on Monday that, in accordance with the terms of its joint venture agreement with Blyvoor and Target, it has transferred the initial tranche of ZAR 5m (£0. 26m), and confirmed to Blyvoor that it has completed a corporate, legal and technical due diligence investigation over Blyvoor, and the tailings and rights.
London’s FTSE 250 was up 0. 3% at 21,197. 32 in afternoon trade on Monday.
London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 9% at 7,349. 34 in afternoon trade on Monday as sterling slumped amid worries about the potential for a hard Brexit.
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