Specialist alternative asset manager Gresham House has received formal approval from the Financial Conduct Authority for the proposed acquisition of FIM Services by its wholly-owned subsidiary Gresham House Holdings, it announced on Thursday.
Hospitality ceramics manufacturer Churchill China has made “good progress” against its objectives in the year-to-date, its shareholders heard on Thursday.
Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on budget carrier Wizz Air on Thursday, choosing to hit the group's shares with a 'buy' rating right out the gate.
Portmeirion Group reported a 15% rise in total group sales for the first four months of 2018 on Thursday, as its shareholders mustered for the company’s annual general meeting.
Recruitment company Staffline traded in line with board and market expectations in the first four months of 2018, it said on Thursday, as investors gathered for its annual general meeting.
With Cineworld off to a good start in 2018, analysts at Citi reiterated their 'buy' rating on the firm's shares on Thursday, seeing their risk/reward profile as "still being skewed towards the upside".
Elecosoft updated the market on its trading on Thursday, saying 2018 started “well” with revenue for the four months ended 30 April, based on unaudited management accounts, increasing by 7% year-on-year at both actual and constant rates of exchange.
After three packed days of company news, London's diary for Friday is much lighter, with quarterly numbers from drug makers AstraZeneca and Hikma getting the full attention of investors.
Perhaps the most closely-followed lead indicator for factory sector activity in the States jumped past forecasts in May as new orders rocketed.
Beleaguered mother and child retailer Mothercare has confirmed the closure of 50 stores, announced a refinancing package and said it was re-hiring chief executive Mark Newton-Jones, who stepped down last month, as it swung to a full-year pre-tax loss.
Petrofac: Kepler Cheuvreux downgrades to hold with a target price of 660p.
Clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company Motif Bio is looking to raise up £10m by way of a conditional placing with new and existing investors in order to assist the firm with regulatory and other investments for iclaprim, its novel antibiotic candidate.
Gold production, development and exploration firm Avesoro Resources announced reported on Thursday on the final assay results from its 55 hole New Liberty infill drilling programme in Liberia.
Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday dismissed a media report the government is planning for the UK to stay in the European customs union after 2021.
Walmart beat earnings forecasts and posted an improvement in total revenue for its first quarter on Thursday, with the figure coming in at $122. 7bn - an increase of $5. 1bn, or 4. 4%.
To speed planning permission for fracking projects in England, ministers have launched a fund to help local authorities deal with shale applications and a new 'planning brokerage service' to help both developers and local authorities with the application process.
US jobless claims for last week increased by moderately more than markets were expecting.
Markets in Asia finished Thursday’s session mixed, as investors kept watch on the second round of trade talks between the US and China.
European stocks are seeing moderate gains on the heels of the previous session's advance on Wall Street, even as US government bond yields continued their climb higher on Wednesday, but with traders keeping a close eye on political events unfolding in Italy.
Gene editing and gene modulation technology firm Horizon Discovery Group announced on Thursday that non-executive director Jonathan Milner is stepping down from his role with immediate effect.