German economic sentiment has surged to a near five-year high, research published on Tuesday showed, as trade tensions between China and the US began to thaw.
London stocks had fallen further into the red by midday on Tuesday, dragged lower by worries about the spread of coronavirus in China and a stronger pound, as solid UK jobs data weakened the case for a rate cut by the Bank of England.
Agriculture and horticulture group Camellia cautioned on Tuesday that over-production of tea globally in 2018 was expected to weigh heavily on its results for 2019.
Shares in digital music solutions provider 7digital surged on Tuesday morning after providing an update on its transformational trading year.
Financial information provider ADVFN on Tuesday warned first-half sales were forecast to come in below expectations and it would be cutting jobs to reduce costs.
The UK employment rate has hit another fresh high, official data showed on Tuesday, after a boom in the number of women in work.
UK business leaders urged the government to clarify its negotiating aims for the next stage of Brexit talks so they can prepare for a new relationship with the European Union.
Markets in Asia were mostly in the red on Tuesday, led lower by stocks in Hong Kong, after Moody’s cut its rating on the city.
JPMorgan Cazenove downgraded its stance on shares of posh tonics maker Fevertree to ‘neutral’ from ‘overweight’ on Tuesday and slashed the price target to 1,500p from 2,https://www. sharecast. com/news/aim-bulletin/fevertree-loses-its-fizz-after-profit-warning--7244658. html400p following the company’s second profit warning in two months.
Roche announced on Tuesday that the European Commission has granted conditional marketing authorisation for ‘Polivy’ (polatuzumab vedotin), in combination with bendamustine plus ‘MabThera’ (rituximab), for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma who were not candidates for a haematopoietic stem cell transplant.
Renewable energy infrastructure group Renew Infra has exchanged contracts to buy Blary Hill Energy, with the rights to construct a 35MW wind farm located on the Kintyre Peninsula in West Scotland.
Digital learning and talent management technology provider Learning Technologies Group updated the market on its trading for 2019 on Tuesday, saying it was expecting group revenues to be up around 38% to £130m.
Marketing automation and customer engagement software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider Dotdigital Group updated the market on its first half on Tuesday, reporting a 15% improvement in organic revenue from continuing operations to £23. 1m, driven primarily by “strong direct sales” to new and existing customers.
Mattress maker Eve Sleep said on Tuesday that it had broken even at the operating level in the fourth quarter for the first time.
Housing sector support services provider Mears Group updated the market on the year ended 31 December on Tuesday, reporting that it is at “an advanced stage” in the sale and exit from its standalone domiciliary care operations.
Dixons Carphone reported a rise in electricals revenue over the festive period but a drop in mobile sales on Tuesday as it said it was on course to deliver on its full-year expectations.
London stocks fell in early trade on Tuesday, taking their cue from a downbeat Asian session amid worries about coronavirus and after Moody’s downgraded Hong Kong’s credit rating, as investors eyed the release of key UK jobs data.
Travel food and beverage operator SSP updated the market on its first quarter of trading on Wednesday, reporting a “good start” to the new financial year, with further encouraging progress on its strategic initiatives and unchanged profit expectations for the full year.
Financial investment platform operator IntegraFin Holdings reported a 4% rise in funds under direction (FUD) for the quarter to December 31.
Cairn Energy said on Tuesday that 2019 production came in at the upper end of guidance.