UK stocks slumped to a five-week low on Tuesday on worries that stronger-than-expected wage growth may prompt the Bank of England to continue raising interest rates as it struggles to fight inflation.
Wall Street's main equity indices closed lower on Tuesday, despite a robust showing in US retail sales figures, as apprehensions over China's economic health took centre stage.
UK stocks faced significant pressure on Tuesday, closing on a sour note over concerns over potential further interest rate hikes by the Bank of England.
Premier Inn owner Whitbread was among those disclosing director buys on Tuesday, after an independent non-executive director made a purchase.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday as a raft of Chinese date fuelled investor concerns about the faltering state of the world second-largest economy.
European shares slumped on Tuesday as Chinese and UK data fuelled investor concerns about the economic recovery in the world's second-largest economy and more interest rate rises from the Bank of England.
Wednesday will be a busy day for macroeconomic analysis as investors digest a barrage of data from home and abroad.
Mining and financial stocks dropped on Tuesday on the back of macroeconomic concerns, but retail shares held up relatively well.
US retail sales rose in July for the fourth month in a row, helped by a big boost from Amazon Prime Day.
Fresh concerns about China's economy overshadowed strong US retail sales figures on Tuesday, with Wall Street's main equity indices falling into the red in early trading.
UK food, clothes and homewares retailer Marks & Spencer on Tuesday lifted guidance for half-year profits after strong sales growth in the first 19 weeks of its financial year.
UK food, clothes and homewares retailer Marks & Spencer on Tuesday lifted guidance for half-year profits after strong sales growth in the first 19 weeks of its financial year, sending its shares soaring.
Russia on Tuesday made an emergency 3. 5 percentage point increase in interest rates as it tried to prop up its currency, the rouble.
UK food price inflation fell for the fifth month in a row in the four weeks to August 6 providing some hope that the eye-watering cost of a grocery shop will start to ease for consumers, according to data published by market research group Kantar.
Abingdon Health announced on Tuesday that grocery giant Tesco was launching ‘Salistick’ - its saliva-based pregnancy test - in 298 of its shops and on its online platform from late August.
Asset and wealth manager AssetCo has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for its change in control application, it announced on Tuesday, paving the way for its planned acquisition of Ocean Dial Asset Management from Avendus Capital Asset Management UK.
US stock futures were pointing to a weak start on Wall Street on Tuesday, as investors reacted to fresh concerns about the Chinese economy on a quiet day for corporate earnings.
Flooring specialist Victoria announced on Tuesday that its auditors had sought additional time for the completion of their final audit procedures, as it revealed some key numbers from its preliminary full-year results.
Atlantic Lithium has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) in Tarkwa, Western Region of Ghana, it announced on Tuesday.
European shares fell at the open as investors digested a data dump from China that fuelled concerns about the world's second-largest economy and and wage growth figures from the UK which sparked worries about more rate hikes.
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