Uber announced its new partnership with electric scooter startup Lime on Monday which will allow the company to rent out scooters via its smartphone app.
Wall Street managed moderate gains on Tuesday, as investors turned their attention to the start of earnings season as a welcome distraction from recent trade war concerns.
Sterling edged higher on Tuesday, even after the European Union's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, said Brussels would continue to insist that the single market for goods was inseparable from that for services.
Industrial metals sagged on Tuesday, helping to drag the entire complex lower, with some traders attributing the decline to the liquidation of a $1bn position in the red metal by a Chinese investor, as reported by the Financial Times.
Tech stocks were among the main risers on Tuesday, while utilities and telecoms again were the main presence on the downside.
Recruiter Robert Walters posted a 16% rise in second-quarter gross profit on Tuesday amid growth across its regions and business lines.
Higher oil prices helped prop-up stocks on the Continent, despite a raft of negative headlines on the economic front, with a widely-followed German survey of analysts revealing clear concern about the storm clouds that were gathering over global trade.
Wednesday brings an opportunity for Croatia to reach their first ever World Cup final and for Gareth Southgate’s England to make a huge step towards ensuring that football 'comes home'.
Barring surprises, the focus of Wednesday's session is unlikely to be on economic releases.
London stocks and the pound were range-bound on Tuesday as investors where overwhelmed by a confusing political backdrop and a slew of UK economic data.
Barclays cut Computacenter to 'underweight' from 'equal weight' on Tuesday on valuation grounds.
Tesla signed agreements with Shanghai authorities on Tuesday that will see the manufacturer open a plant in the city.
Summit Therapeutics on Tuesday was awarded a grant of up to $4. 5m from CARB-X, a public-private partnership devoted to accelerating early antibiotic research and development.
Britain's economy is set to continue recovering after the unexpected slowdown seen at the start of the year, according to one of the country's leading think-thanks.
Biomaterials developer Collagen Solutions lost more money in its last financial year amid lumpy revenues.
Charlie Ridge, chief financial officer of Impax Asset Management, offloaded 304,000 ordinary shares in the firm on Tuesday as part of a placing of 3. 48m shares conducted by Peel Hunt.
Analysts at Jefferies chose to downgrade their stance on pest control firm Rentokil on Tuesday, saying that the group's accelerated growth had brought it to full valuation and moved the stock from 'buy' to 'hold'.
Wall Street trading began on a positive note on Tuesday as the start of earnings season provided a welcome distraction from recent trade war concerns.
Barclays cut Computacenter to 'underweight' from 'equalweight' on Tuesday on valuation grounds.
Avanti Communications on Tuesday said it had agreed to give the Indonesian government an extra two weeks to pay $21m owed to it under a court settlement.