Analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their target price on media firm Future from 3,802. 0p to 4,138. 0p on Tuesday following the group's £292. 0m acquisition of Dennis Publishing.
UBS downgraded its stance on Beazley shares on Tuesday as it took a look at the European insurance sector.
Equity markets were down across the board in Asia on Tuesday, with Chinese technology plays in focus after regulators in Beijing released a draft of new competition rules for the internet sector.
US retailer Home Depot posted quarterly profit and revenue beats on Tuesday but also stated that fewer customers had visited its brick and mortar locations during the period than they had a year earlier amid a decline in lockdown-fuelled DIY activity.
Americans closed their purse strings unexpectedly last month, especially when it came to purchases of cars and trucks.
The head of the Federal Reserve said that Covid-19 was likely to be with us "for a while".
Markets' main focus in the middle of the week will be on the minutes of the US central bank's 27-28 July policy meeting and whether momentum is continuing to build among policymakers to announce the beginning of tapering of the Fed's bond purchases over the next few months.
European stocks ended the session on a mixed note although investors remained concerned about the potential impact on the global economic recovery of the Delta variant of Covid-19.
London stocks finished in a mixed state on Tuesday, helped along by well-received earnings from the likes of BHP and Just Eat, as investors digested the latest UK jobs data.
TClarke revealed on Tuesday that non-executive director Jonathan Hook had acquired 20,000 ordinary shares in the London-listed building services group.
Analysts at Liberum bumped up their target price for shares of contracts-for-difference specialist Plus 500's latest quarterly trading update.
Britain's health watchdog cleared Moderna's jab against Covid-19 for use in 12-17 year olds.
Asset management data science and machine learning technology company Insig AI announced on Tuesday that alternative investment manager CarVal Investors had entered into binding heads of terms to partner with it, to develop a new line of HY and IG ESG products, as part of the ‘CarVal Clean’ product line.
London’s FTSE 250 was flat at 23,708. 06 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
Altus Strategies has agreed to acquire an effective 0. 418% net smelter return (NSR) royalty interest on the producing Caserones copper mine in the Atacama region of northern Chile, it announced on Tuesday.
London’s FTSE 100 was 0. 4% firmer at 7,183. 88 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
Cancer and infectious disease immunotherapy developer Scancell has selected the PharmaJet needle-free injection system to administer its two SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidates for Covid-19, ‘SCOV1’ and ‘SCOV2’, in its ‘COVIDITY’ phase 1 clinical trial, it announced on Tuesday.
Wall Street stocks were sharply lower early on Tuesday as market participants digested a weaker-than-expected print for July's key retail sales report.
US industrial production accelerated sharply last month, led by gains in manufacturing of motor vehicles, business equipment and defence and space equipment.
US private equity firm KKR has agreed to sell a 14. 5m square foot infill and light industrial portfolio to Canadian real estate investor Oxford Properties for around $2. 2bn.
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