Investors' focus on Tuesday will be on a raft of data covering the US housing sector.
European stocks renewed their push higher at the start of the week helped by gains for technology stocks, albeit on the back of holiday-depleted trading volumes.
London stocks closed in positive territory on Monday, as the pound stabilised, following a commodity price warning from China which sparked hopes that inflationary pressures might ease.
Spain is rolling out the welcome mat for UK tourists after officials in Madrid lifted restrictions on travel in a bid to boost the country's economy despite being on Downing Street’s amber list.
America's Cummins has selected Spain for the site of one of the world's biggest green-hydrogen electrolyser manufacturing plants.
London’s FTSE 250 was up 0. 4% at 22,479. 67 in afternoon trade on Monday.
Vivo Energy boss, Christian Chammas, sold some of the shares that had vested under the company's IPO share awards plan, but held on to the remainder.
Clinical artificial intelligence (AI) Sensyne Health has signed its second strategic research agreement in the United States, it announced on Monday, with the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine (CCPM), a partnership between nonprofit health system UCHealth and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
The founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, called on the company’s staff to seek growth in software and diversify from its hardware operations.
Westmount Energy reported on Monday that Hess Corporation has increased its working interest in the Kaieteur Block, offshore Guyana, to 20% from 15%.
Simec Atlantis Energy updated the market on the Uskmouth Power Station conversion project on Monday, reporting that it submitted a ‘statement of case’ (SOC) to the Planning Inspectorate on 21 May.
Vodafone said on Monday that a consortium led by its Safaricom subsidiary has been awarded a licence to operate telecom services in Ethiopia.
Negotiations between the Italian government and the European Union are close to reaching an agreement on setting up a new national carrier from failed airline Alitalia SpA.
Wall Street's main market gauges were moving higher in early trading despite another weekend of wild gyrations in Bitcoin at the weekend and with traders wary that losses might ricochet against other segments of financial markets.
London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 1% at 7,026. 00 in quiet afternoon trade on Monday.
Liberty Steel Group is to offload a number of its UK plants, including its aerospace and specialist alloys steel business, as it looks to restructure following the collapse of backer Greensill Capital.
Kainos: Canaccord reiterates hold with a target price of 1,515p.
Cabot Oil & Gas and Cimarex Energy have agreed to merge to create a $17bn company.
Integrated communications company CloudCall updated the market on Monday, reporting that trading for the year so far was in line with its expectations.
Fashion retailer Ted Baker reiterated its 2023 financial targets on Monday as it delayed the release of its full-year results due to Covid-related disruption, but said they will meet market expectations.
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