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John Foley, chairman of UK-based permanent façade access equipment firm Premier Technical Services Group (PTSG), sold 750,000 ordinary shares in the company on Friday, as did chief executive Paul Teasdale, with the pair collecting over £1. 5m a piece as a result of the two transactions.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission cautioned investors over bitcoin-themed investments on Thursday, as the regulator warned the fund industry that it wanted answers to its vast concerns before making any moves to endorse multiple proposed products based on cryptocurrencies.
Tech-giant IBM closed out the 2017 calendar year with a rise in revenues for the first time in almost six years, but shares slipped in early trading after the firm warned that higher tax rates would eat away at its profits from the current trading year.
Martin Schulz, the head of Germany's Social Democratic Party, urged members of his party to endorse coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Christian Democratic Union in order to avoid another national election that could cause the party further damage.
US-lender Suntrust Banks posted net income of $710m from the three months leading to 31 December as the revaluation of its deferred tax liability and other discrete items added $291m to the group's bottom line.
In the three months leading to 31 December, miner Trans-Siberian Gold produced 12,244 ounces of gold to lift annual production just ahead of guidance.
AIM-listed industrial fuel cell power company AFC Energy stressed the importance of improvements made to its fuel cell system throughout the fourth quarter of the calendar year as it began to build a "compelling case" for commercial deployment.
Two separate parliamentary committees have referred Ryanair to the employment and tax authorities after the low-cost carrier's "refusal to cooperate" with inquiries into staff pay and working conditions.
EasyJet looks ready to reap the benefits of its moves to expand its short-haul flight business, as its acquisition of recently collapsed carrier Air Berlin's operations at Tegel Airport set up the British firm to take the title of Germany's leading airline.
United Oil & Gas has confirmed a "significant commercial discovery" from a well in the Selva gas field in northern Italy, with a production concession application to the Italian Ministry planned for submission before the end of first half of 2018.
Insurance group Aviva has completed the sale of its 49% shareholding in its Taiwanese joint venture, First Aviva Life, to its partner First Financial Holdings.
Brian Ashford-Russell, a non-executive director of investment management firm Polar Capital Holdings, let go of 375,000 ordinary shares in the firm on Thursday, picking up nearly £2m in the process.
Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) has agreed to buy a stake in London's Battersea Power Station building as costs continued to rise for the project development.
Royal Dutch Shell and BP are said to have agreed to annual purchase deals of Libyan crude on Thursday as recovering production levels from the North African nation and decreased security fears began to draw in several of the world's largest oil companies.
Ten-pin bowling company Ten Entertainment Group said profits would be at the top end of expectations after diversifying its sales offering helped shielded sales from losses suffered on other sectors of the leisure industry.
Specialist tax relief firm Catax said on Thursday that Westminster owed small businesses across the UK as much as £84bn in unclaimed research and development tax relief.
US aluminium producer Alcoa's fourth-quarter profit and revenue fell short of market estimates as higher power prices in Spain coupled with ongoing droughts in Brazil that hampered bauxite production, increased expenses.
E-commerce giant Amazon has shortened its list of potential host cities for its second headquarters from 238 down to just 20.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) forecast revenue behind market expectations from its current trading quarter, as dwindling smartphone sales in China and a stronger Taiwanese dollar outweighed product demand from cryptocurrency miners.
Dubai-based airline Emirates signed a memorandum of understanding to purchase as many as 36 new Airbus SE A380s for a total of $16bn.