Eleven US lenders deposited $30bn with First Republic Bank in a show of support for the lender.
Financial markets' focus at the end of the week was likely to continue to be squarely on tensions in financial markets on either side of the Atlantic.
Stocks rebounded amid moves to aid troubled lenders on either side of the Atlantic, although markets remained exceedingly cautious.
London's equity markets bounced back on Thursday after a rough prior session, with the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 both showing gains.
Analysts at Berenberg reiterated their 'buy' rating on construction firm Genuit on Thursday but acknowledged that the group was now "navigating a tough 2023".
Specialist contract research organisation hVIVO has successfully manufactured its Omicron human challenge agent, it announced on Thursday.
Bradda Head Lithium announced the start of its 2023 drilling programme at the Basin Project in Arizona on Thursday, with the mobilisation of a sonic drilling rig.
Anglo Asian Mining, a gold, copper, and silver producer based in Azerbaijan, announced on Thursday that it has completed an initial geological block model and open pit optimisation study at the Xarxar deposit.
Travis Perkins revealed on Thursday that chairperson Jasmine Whitbread had acquired 2,132 ordinary shares in the FTSE 250-listed builders' merchant and home improvement retailer.
Hurricane Energy said on Thursday that it has agreed to be bought by Prax Exploration & Production in a deal worth up to £249m.
Phoenix Copper reported assay results from three metallurgical core holes at its Empire open-pit copper project on Thursday, located in Custer County, Idaho.
Waste heat recovery technology developer Inspirit updated the market on Thursday on the Inspirit Charger - a unit designed for waste heat recovery in marine and automotive applications.
Greatland Gold updated the market on its flagship gold-copper project, Havieron, on Thursday.
Jadestone Energy updated the market on the Montara Project, offshore Australia on Thursday, reporting that it successfully completed its four-yearly topsides maintenance programme, and was now progressing with production restart activities.
Ceres Power announced on Wednesday that it will be collaborating with Linde Engineering and Robert Bosch to validate the performance, cost, and operational functionality of its SOEC technology.
Wall Street opened higher on Thursday as market participants remained focussed on embattled banking giant Credit Suisse and thumbed over some fresh data points.
Professional lighting system designer and manufacturer FW Thorpe reported a significant increase in first-half revenue and operating profit on Thursday, on the back of like-for-like growth primarily driven by Thorlux.
Digital and information management provider Restore reported a 19. 1% increase in revenue to £279m in its full-year results on Thursday, driven by organic growth of 11% and a contribution from acquisitions of 8%.
Several of the biggest US lenders are in talks to shore up First Republic Bank.
Cell engineering specialist MaxCyte reported total revenue of $12. 4m in the fourth quarter of 2022 on Thursday, making for an increase of 22% year-on-year.
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