Investors will be focused on a raft of economic indicators due out in the U. S.
Interest rate-sensitive Electricity names were again a major drag on the stock market on Tuesday as longer-term government bond yields on either side of the Atlantic continued to get pushed higher.
London markets experienced a bumpy ride on a turbulent trading day, ending Tuesday's session in the red despite cautious optimism in earlier hours.
European stocks dropped sharply, tracking losses on Asian markets amid the drag from mining and utility stocks.
Two transactions were disclosed to the market on Tuesday involving directors at Everyman Media Group and Touchstone Exploration, traded on the London Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange, respectively.
US stocks were coming under renewed pressure on Tuesday morning as bond yields continued to move higher even as investors waited on Friday's all-important non-farm payrolls report.
London’s FTSE 250 was 1. 3% lower at 17,746. 11 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
The number of job openings increased unexpectedly in August, but the proportion of Americans voluntarily leaving a position continued to be at the same level as before the pandemic.
Invinity Energy Systems announced a significant sale of vanadium flow batteries (VFBs) to Taiwan's National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) on Tuesday.
Angus Energy reported substantial growth in production in its third quarter in an update on Tuesday, with gas volumes produced and sold from the Saltfleetby Field in July, August, and September, totalling 7. 9 million therms.
Fulcrum Metals announced the procurement of three new claim blocks in northern Saskatchewan on Tuesday, enlarging its Charlot-Neely Lake uranium-gold project by 63%.
Shore Capital has reiterated a 'buy' rating on Boohoo despite the fast-fashion retailer cutting its sales guidance for the year.
Specialist engineering firm Pressure Technologies projected full-year revenue of £32m in a post-close trading update on Tuesday, making for a 28% like-for-like expansion year-on-year.
London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 4% at 7,484. 80 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
Eli Lilly said on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy radiopharmaceutical company Point Biopharma in a $1. 4bn cash deal.
European stocks were holding lower, tracking losses on Asian markets amid the drag from mining and utility stocks.
London stocks had nudged higher by midday on Tuesday following heavy losses in the previous session, as investors mulled the latest UK shop price data.
Citigroup has reiterated its 'buy' rating for advertising giant WPP despite cutting its organic sales forecasts, saying the recent underperformance of the stock is unwarranted.
Toy designer Character Group said trading conditions across the retail sector had been "persistently challenging" in the twelve months ended 31 August, impacting its performance in the first half.
US stocks were expected to tread water on Tuesday morning as bond yields continued to edge higher ahead of some crucial economic data due out later in the week.
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