Forterra said it would cut about 225 jobs and mothball a manufacturing site because of reduced demand caused by the Covid-19 crisis.
US stocks closed higher on Tuesday as market participants remained optimistic about the reopening of the US economy despite a wave of civil unrest spreading across the country.
Stocks across the Continent extended their advance to near three-month highs with German issues leading the pack on the back of talk that a second round of stimulus spending was in the works.
London stocks closed in the green on Tuesday, maintaining their gains through the afternoon amid optimism over lockdown easing.
Schroders revealed on Tuesday that chief financial officer Richard Keers had disposed of 22,021 ordinary shares in the FTSE 100-listed investment manager.
Analysts at Berenberg downgraded their recommendation for the world's largest travel and tourism group Tui to 'sell' from 'hold' on Tuesday, stating the firm was experiencing "tough times" in the "shadow of summer sun".
Market participants' focus on Thursday will be on the jobs market on either side of the Pond, together with readings on services sector activity in the Eurozone and UK.
Mobile carrier commerce provider Boku updated the market in its global coverage for mobile identity services on Tuesday, reporting that it was now operating mobile identity verification capabilities in more than 50 countries.
France's finance minister vowed not to pursue higher taxes to finance the emergency response to the Covid-19 crisis, saying that the country would instead continue to focus on raising the rate of economic growth.
Volkswagen Group finalized on Tuesday its $2. 6bn investment in Argo AI, a Pittsburgh-based self-driving car startup.
MoneyGram International shares were in the green following the bell on Tuesday after news broke that financial services giant Western Union was looking to acquire the firm.
TUI: Berenberg downgrades to sell with a target price of 350p.
EasyJet has unveiled plans to resume flying this summer, with up to three quarters of its flight network expected to be operational by the end of August.
Data erasure and mobile device diagnostics company Blancco Technology Group has entered into a multi-year master service agreement (MSA) with a division of professional services firm Aon Group, it announced on Tuesday.
Analysts at Barclays reinstated coverage of Gym Group with a recommendation to 'overweight', highlighting to clients the group's gearing to a recovery.
London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 8% at 6,217. 41 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
Wall Street trading began on a mostly positive note on Tuesday as market participants remained optimistic about the reopening of the US economy despite a wave of civil unrest spreading across the country.
London’s FTSE 250 was up 1. 2% at 17,479. 98 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
The UK's chief statistician has criticised the government for presenting misleading and unclear figures about its progress on testing for Covid-19.
Germany may downgrade existing travel restrictions to European Union member countries and other associated ones as soon as the current week.
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