Wall Street stocks closed in a mixed state on Wednesday, as major corporate earnings remained firmly in focus.
All eyes will be on the Bank of England on Thursday as it tackles the question of whether or not taking Bank Rate into negative territory is an option that should and can be implemented.
Telecommunications paced gains in the FTSE 350 on Wednesday, bolstered by an unexpectedly strong showing for Vodafone for its fiscal third quarter.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk's chat with Robinhood boss Vlad Tenev on the audio-based social network Clubhouse on Sunday led to a stampede for invitations into the exclusive service.
European shares were mostly higher for the third straight session with Italian shares leading the pack north after former European Central Bank chief, Mario Draghi, agreed to try and form a unity government.
London stocks closed in a mixed state on Wednesday, as investors weighed up uninspiring services data against optimism over the vaccine rollout and US stimulus.
Daimler said on Wednesday it had decided to evaluate a spin-off of its truck and bus business and begin preparations for a separate listing of Daimler Truck.
Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp told its main suppliers to prepare for a year of record production in 2021 as economies reopened.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity have lowered their target price on exploration and production outfit Tullow Oil from 33. 0p to 20. 0p and dropped their rating on the stock from 'hold' to 'sell'.
Publisher and leisure company Time Out Group has entered into a management agreement with Aldar Properties, it announced on Wednesday, to open a new Time Out Market in Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island.
President Energy updated the market on the development of its treatment plant on Wednesday, reporting that the first stage was set to open by the end of June, with material operation expenditure savings expected from the beginning of the second half.
Gresham House revealed on Wednesday that chief executive Anthony Dalwood had disposed of 37,500 ordinary shares in the AIM-listed asset manager.
Pharmaceutical services contract research organisation (CRO) Open Orphan has opened a new quarantine clinic in east London, it announced on Wednesday.
Royal Mail workers have voted overwhelmingly for an agreement covering strategy, pay and jobs with the support of their union.
Growth in America's services sector picked up unexpectedly at the start of the year, driven by higher new orders and employment, according to the results of a closely-followed survey.
London’s FTSE 250 was up 0. 4% at 20,762. 38 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.
TikTok agreed with the Italian data protection authority on Wednesday to shut down all accounts in the country from 9 February in order to make sure all users are over 13.
Red Rock shares jumped after the company said its Australian joint venture had started exploration on its first three prospects in Central Victoria.
Wall Street stocks were mixed following the opening bell on Wednesday as major corporate earnings remained firmly in focus.
London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 3% at 6,494. 78 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.
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