Trans-Siberian Gold maintained full year production guidance despite a fall in revenue for the three months to 31 March.
US stocks turned in a mixed performance on Thursday as recovering oil prices somewhat offset concerns around another surge in jobless claims.
Meggitt said it was cutting 15% of its workforce as it reported a softening in its civil aerospace business revenue and forward order book.
Moss Bros said it was pressing forward with a shareholder vote on its £22. 6m sale after the buyers reneged on the deal amid the Covid-19 crisis.
The Confederation of British Industry has called for urgent government action to stop businesses going to the wall during the coronavirus shutdown.
Shares in Europe finished higher on Thursday and near their best levels of the session, as investors looked past a horribly weak reading on the euro area's services sector ahead of a meeting of European Union leaders scheduled for later in the day.
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The market spotlight at the end of the week will continue to shine brightest on the US, where two key economic indicators are set for release and expected to show mixed readings, although the risks are clearly tilted to the downside.
London stocks were back in the green by the close on Thursday, managing a decent afternoon despite dire European and UK PMIs, with housebuilders on the rise.
Billionaires such as Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Tesla CEO Elon Musk have gained net worth of around 10% during the ongoing pandemic while an increasing number of US households struggle, living "paycheck to paycheck".
Exploration and development company Ariana Resources announced an update of its JORC-compliant mineral resource estimate for the Kiziltepe Mine on Thursday.
Secure Income REIT declared an interim quarterly dividend of 4. 2p per share on Thursday, to be payable on 29 May to shareholders on the register on 1 May.
Berkeley Energia updated the market on its most recent quarter on Thursday, reporting that its focus was still on progressing the approvals required to start construction of the Salamanca mine, and bring it into production.
Advanced materials engineering company Versarien announced on Thursday that, following an open innovation call, multinational engineering company Rolls-Royce had chosen to work with the University of Manchester's ‘Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre’ (GEIC) and its tier 1 partner, Versarien subsidiary 2-DTech.
Arricano Real Estate announced on Wednesday that Ukraine’s central government has extended the temporary restrictions of customer access to Ukrainian retail shopping centres, as a response to the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Mineral & Financial Investments announced the 2020 exploration plans for Ascendant Resources at the Lagoa Salgada VMS project on Thursday, which is owned by M&FI's 75% subsidiary Redcorp Empreendimentos Mineiros.
New home sales in the US staged their largest drop in six years last month with some economists expecting still worse in the April figures.
London’s FTSE 250 was up 1. 7% at 15,857. 09 in afternoon trade on Thursday.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity slashed their target price on investment manager Schroders from 3,270p to 2,539p on Thursday, citing some near-term downside risks.
US retailer Target warned on Thursday that the Covid-19 outbreak had ramped up costs and would dent first-quarter profits, despite record growth in online sales.
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