Financial markets' attention on Wednesday will be on the European Central Bank.
Semiconductor giant Intel has clinched a deal to hive away its NAND flash memory unit to South Korea's SK Hynix for approximately $9bn.
Household products manufacturer Procter & Gamble saw first-quarter revenues rise on the back of increased demand for its cleaning and laundry products amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Shares in rail and coach booking platform Trainline fell more than 12% on Tuesday morning after the group revealed that chief executive Clare Gilmartin would be stepping down from both the role and its board at the end of February 2021.
Wall Street stocks closed higher on Tuesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were making progress in their ongoing stimulus talks.
Boohoo's chairman and co-founder has bought 300,000 of its shares in a bid to demonstrate confidence in the company after its auditor quit.
London stocks closed in positive territory on Tuesday, helped along by a strong showing from the likes of IAG and Rolls-Royce, although ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic and the looming US stimulus deadline meant gains were unspectacular.
Shares in Europe finished on a decidedly mixed note despite hopes for a new fiscal package in the States and further positive news on the pandemic front.
Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing is considering the Hong Kong stock exchange for its initial public offering next year after discarding the option of a New York listing due to rising tensions between Beijing and Washington.
Superdry revealed on Tuesday that chief executive Julian Dunkerton had acquired 29,216 ordinary shares in the FTSE 250-listed closing group.
Barclays initiated coverage on shares of retailer Next at ‘overweight’ on Tuesday, with a 7,200. 0p price target.
Liquid biopsy company Angle announced on Tuesday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed its administrative review, and accepted the company’s submission for substantive review.
Cyclicals were again helping to buoy the FTSE 350 on Tuesday, although this time around it was Industrial Transportation, Real Estate Investment Trusts and Media that were doing best.
Symphony Environmental Technologies reported further progress on the Eranova green algae project on Tuesday, with completion of a €6m (£5. 49m) financing.
London’s FTSE 250 was up 0. 5% at 17,951. 04 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
Escape room-based leisure operator Escape Hunt has acquired its Middle East master franchise partner, Escape Hunt Entertainment (EHE), subject to the formal registration of the sale, expected on 22 October.
Wall Street stocks opened higher on Tuesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were said to have "continued to narrow their differences" in ongoing stimulus talks.
Speculation is growing that London and Brussels are gearing up to resume stalled trade talks, despite prime minister Boris Johnson warning the UK to prepare for a no-deal Brexit.
Stocks on Wall Street are bouncing back and Treasury yields inching higher following reports that lawmakers in the US were narrowing their differences on a fourth fiscal stimulus package.
London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 4% at 5,910. 22 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
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