Energy infrastructure company Smart Metering Systems said on Wednesday that it has won a fresh meter contract and secured an additional grid-scale battery project.
Retail logistics company Clipper Logistics said on Wednesday that both revenue and underlying earnings had grown in the year ended 30 April.
Media firm Next Fifteen Communications said on Wednesday that trading in the first six months of the trading year continued to be strong and ahead of management expectations.
The Competition and Markets Authority has sent an open letter to Covid-19 PCR test providers, warning that a range of harmful practices in the sector could breach consumer protection law.
Stock markets were mixed in Asia on Wednesday, with the technology sector in Hong Kong giving up some earlier gains, having rocketed ahead on Tuesday.
London stocks managed a positive finish on Wednesday, with all eyes on Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell’s speech at the Jackson Hole symposium.
Investors' focus on Thursday will be on gross domestic product data in the US that will offer investors a first glimpse into how the economy fared over the three months to June.
Wednesday's session saw stocks drift slightly higher across the Continent, as investors digested weak German business sentiment data and eyed a key gathering of US Federal Reserve officials on Thursday and Friday.
Analysts at Berenberg raised their target price on pet supplies retailer Pets at Home from 540. 0p to 570. 0p on Wednesday following the firm's first-quarter update back in July.
Kainos Group revealed that director Richard McCann's partner Kerry had offloaded 50,000 ordinary shares in the FTSE 250-listed digital technology firm.
Timber, panels and decorative surfaces company James Latham updated the market on its trading on Wednesday, reporting revenue of £127m in the first four months of its financial year.
London’s FTSE 250 was up 0. 5% at 24,005. 88 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.
Carolinas-focussed exploration and development company Lexington Gold updated the market on its recent operations on Wednesday, reporting that a drilling contract had been signed for a 5,000 metre reverse circulation (RC) programme with FTE Drilling.
West Africa and India-focussed gold exploration and development company Panthera has entered into definitive agreements to restructure its ownership interests in Moydow, and underlying assets, which would provide funding of up to $18m to the Labola Project.
London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 1% at 7,134. 49 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.
Wall Street stocks were little changed after open on Wednesday after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at record highs ahead of Federal Reserve's Jackson Hole summit.
Asos: Deutsche Bank initiates at buy with 5,400. 0p target price.
Caribbean and Atlantic margin-focussed oil and gas company Challenger Energy updated the market on ongoing production testing of the Saffron-2 appraisal well on Wednesday, reporting that a commercial production rate of 81 barrels of oil per day had so far been established from around 66 feet of Middle Cruse reservoir units.
Great Western Mining, which is exploring and developing gold, silver and copper targets in Nevada, announced the results of recent drilling at the Rock House and Olympic Gold projects on Wednesday.
Altus Strategies announced the start of a 135 line kilometre induced polarisation (IP) and gradient array geophysical survey at its wholly-owned Agdz copper and silver project on Wednesday.
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