Stocks are holding slightly higher ahead of the release of the US non-farm payrolls report for June.
Johnson&Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine provides protections against all variants, including the increasingly predominant Delta variant.
Wall Street equities closed the first session of the new quarter in positive territory on Thursday, amid a flurry of data points.
Financial markets' focus over the coming week will be on a slew of survey results on services sector activity from around the developed world for the month of June.
Ministers have drawn up radical plans to reduce carbon emissions that would increase gas bills and the cost of running a car by hundreds of pounds a year, The Times has learnt. The government is planning to introduce a carbon reduction scheme that could put up the costs of gas and petrol as part of an attempt to decarbonise the economy. - The Times.
America's shortfall on trade with the rest of the world widened in May as strong domestic demand and the improved epidemiological situation stoked import demand.
European shares closed out the week on a mixed note even as a better-than-expected US non-farm payrolls report for June stoked risk appetite.
China’s cyberspace agency launched an investigation into ride-hailing company Didi Global over issues related to national security and the public interest.
Tesla reported on Friday that it delivered 201,250 vehicles during the second-quarter, falling short of analysts' estimates.
Stocks finished in a mixed state in London on Friday, as investors digested the latest nonfarm payrolls report out of the United States, which showed slightly hastier-than-expected job growth in June.
Analysts at Jefferies initiated coverage on advanced technology products and services firm Chemring at 'buy' on Friday, citing a "compelling growth story".
The FTSE 100 ended the week 12. 8 points lower, closing at 7,123. 27 on Friday.
Sabre Insurance revealed on Friday that chief executive Geoff Carter and chief financial officer Adam Westwood had each disposed to 4,293 ordinary shares in the FTSE 250-listed motor insurer.
Wall Street stocks opened higher on Friday as investors thumbed over a key jobs report.
Waste-to-hydrogen technology company PowerHouse Energy announced on Friday that its partner, Peel NRE, has signed a letter of intent to supply hydrogen from its planned roll-out of plastic-to-hydrogen facilities to Element 2’s proposed network of hydrogen refuelling stations.
Metals exploration and development company Power Metal Resources updated the market on the Ditau project on Friday, which is exploring for rare earth elements in Botswana.
US oil development company TomCo Energy announced on Friday that its 50-50 joint venture with Valkor, Greenfield Energy, had successfully completed all planned trial work using Petroteq Energy’s existing oil sands plant at Asphalt Ridge in Utah.
Non-farm payroll growth in the US picked up a tad more quickly than anticipated last month, even if in part as a result of strong hiring by government.
Speciality pharmaceutical company Diurnal Group announced on Friday that the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted a marketing authorisation for ‘Efmody’, or hydrocortisone modified-release hard capsules, as treatment for adult and adolescent patients with the rare congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) condition.
North Falkland Basin-focussed oil and gas company Rockhopper Exploration updated the market on its international arbitration against the Republic of Italy in relation to the Ombrina Mare field on Friday.
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