Property developer CLS Holdings said it would pay a dividend, despite the impact of the Covid-19, citing strong cash reserves.
RICS called for a stamp duty holiday to restart the UK housing market as its monthly survey showed confidence and activity plunging as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.
Healthcare company NMC Health on Wednesday said it expected to be placed into administration after failing to reach agreement with its creditors.
The total number of Italians confirmed as still having Covid-19 increased a bit more quickly on Wednesday than on the day before.
Stocks finished the Wednesday on a mixed note amid warnings from the World Health Organisation against unwinding quarantine or social-distancing measures prematurely, even as estimates of the likely huge economic toll of the pandemic continue to roll in.
Airlines are lobbying to amend the recently agreed carbon scheme designed to bring down the aviation sector's emissions as the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis makes it harder for carriers to meet their agreed targets.
London’s benchmark closed lower on Wednesday, as investor consternation over the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic continued after a meeting of EU finance ministers failed to yield an agreement on how to tackle the crisis.
The Commons have opened an inquiry into potential asset-stripping of UK high-tech firms on Wednesday.
Analysts at Berenberg raised their target price on online stockbroker Plus500 from 860. 0p to 1,033. 0p on Wednesday but lowered their rating on the group from 'buy' to 'hold'.
Investors' focus at the end of the holiday-shortened trading week will revert to global oil markets and the latest batch of US economic indicators.
Medica Group revealed on Wednesday that chairman Roy Davis had acquired 75,000 ordinary shares in the London-listed teleradiology firm.
London's second-tier index was trading firmly higher on Wednesday afternoon, outperforming peers on the Continent by a wide margin.
Analysts at Berenberg raised their target price on online stockbroker Plus500 from 860p to 1,033p on Wednesday but lowered their rating on the group from 'buy' to 'hold'.
Middle East and North Africa-focussed oil and gas company SDX Energy updated the market on its drilling operations at the SD-12X, or Sobhi, well, where it has a 100% working interest, in the South Disouq Exploration Permit, onshore Nile Delta in Egypt, on which it has a 55% working interest.
Global trade could plummet by up to 32%, a level similar to the Great Depression of the 1930s, in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Trade Organisation said.
Biopesticides company Eden Research announced on Wednesday that its foliar biofungicide product ‘Mevalone’, branded ‘3LOGY’ in Italy and ‘Araw’ in Spain, has received certification for use in organic farming.
Samuel Heath & Sons updated the market on the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, reporting that it had seen the size of its order book “materially decrease”, as a number of its customers closed their operations, although some were still operating at reduced capacity.
Natural gas, natural gas liquids, oil wells and midstream assets owner and operator Diversified Gas & Oil has signed a conditional purchase and sale agreement to acquire certain conventional Appalachian upstream and midstream assets from Carbon Energy Corporation and its affiliates, it announced on Wednesday.
Gene and cell therapy company Oxford Biomedica has joined a consortium led by the Jenner Institute at Oxford University, it announced on Wednesday, to rapidly develop, scale-up and manufacture a potential vaccine candidate for Covid-19, called ‘ChAdOx1 nCov-19’.
Adriatic Metals updated the market on its activities for the quarter ended 31 March on Wednesday, reporting that additional mineralised drill intercepts confirmed a “robust extension” of its high-grade mineralisation that remained open along strike.
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