Wall Street stocks closed lower on Tuesday as market participants ignored solid quarterly earnings reports from some of the nation's largest companies.
Wednesday's focus will be on the latest consumer price data due out in the UK.
The annual Global Energy Review from the International Energy Agency warned of a dramatic surge in carbon emissions in 2021 as economies reopen.
The European Medicines Agency said on Tuesday that Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine may have links to rare blood- clotting cases, but assured that the benefits of the shot outweigh the risks.
European shares slid from the record highs hit just the day before with most market commentary blaming rising numbers of Covid-19 infections around the world for the big drops.
London stocks were well below the waterline at the close on Tuesday, dragged down by heavy losses in tobacco makers' shares following a Wall Street Journal report that the US administration was mulling capping the level of nicotine in cigarettes.
Berenberg has significantly raised its price target for Ten Entertainment Group, on expectations that the leisure operator was on course for a strong summer post lockdown.
Vast Resources revealed on Tuesday that chief executive Andrew Prelea had acquired 25. 0m ordinary shares in the AIM-listed mining company.
Cell engineering technology company MaxCyte reported a 21% year-on-year improvement in revenues in its final results on Tuesday, to $26. 2m (£18. 74m), despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Analysts at Shore Capital reiterated their 'buy' stance for shares of Associated British Foods, highlighting the strong showing for Primark stores since the UK economy began to reopen.
Wall Street stocks were in the red again early on Tuesday as market participants ignored solid quarterly earnings reports from some of the nation's largest companies.
Johnson & Johnson posted a jump in first-quarter revenues, including $100m from its single-shot Covid-19 vaccine.
Ten Entertainment Group: Berenberg reiterates buy with a target price of 325p.
European Union negotiators on Tuesday will attempt to close a deal on a legal framework to make the bloc’s emission targets legally binding, ahead of a summit of global powers this week.
China’s president Xi Jinping has called for a shake up global governance, including challenging the existing hegemony of big countries.
Diagnostics and cancer therapies developer Avacta announced positive data from the clinical validation of its ‘AffiDX’ SARS-CoV-2 antigen lateral flow test on Tuesday.
Renalytix AI announced the findings of a new study in which the commercially-available ‘KidneyIntelX’ test accurately predicted the progression of diabetic kidney disease (DKD) in a multinational cohort from the CANagliflozin CardioVAScular Assessment Study (CANVAS), with early-stage DKD.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity took a fresh look at aviation and energy company Esken on Tuesday following the group's eagerly anticipated announcement regarding the future of Stobart Air and the Carlisle Lake District Airport.
Chinese carmaker are challenging Tesla’s dominance in the country with a blitz of new electric models even as the US EV company unveils its plans to design tailored cars to China.
Strong demand for cloud services has helped IBM post first-quarter revenues that came in above Wall Street expectations.
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