London-listed holding company ADES International has signed a definitive agreement with Weatherford International to acquire thirty-one onshore drilling rigs for roughly $287. 5m.
A mining related accident led to a fatality at the Caledonia Mining’s 49% owned Blanket Mine in Zimbabwe on Thursday.
Budget hotel operator easyHotel will set up shop in Milton Keynes following the acquisition of a 125-year lease in the area.
London stocks looked set for a positive open on Thursday following heavy losses in the previous session on the back of renewed trade war concerns.
Computacenter said on Thursday that 2018 results are likely to be "comfortably in excess" of the expectations it set out in its first quarter trading update following a strong start to the year.
International waste business Renewi said first quarter trading was in line with expectations as merger synergy and integration projects progressed well, placing the company on track to deliver €30m in full year savings.
Leisure travel group Dart told investors to expect current year profits to "substantially exceed market expectations" after profits soared 49% in its past trading year.
Capita has been awarded a contract by the UK Department for Education's testing arm to manage all primary school national curriculum assessment tests in England, and separately has sold its parking management business for £235m.
Support services and construction group Interserve has been awarded a five-year contract worth £35m to deliver total facilities management services for the Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, it announced on Thursday.
Kepler Cheuvreux downgraded its stance on recruiter PageGroup to ‘hold’ from ‘buy’ on Thursday following a strong run, saying it expects to see a gradual slowdown in top-line growth.
Xaar announced on Thursday that it would invest, along with Nasdaq-listed additive manufacturing company Stratasys, in a newly-formed company ‘Xaar 3D’, to develop 3D printing solutions based on high-speed sintering technologies.
AFC Energy’s shares rocketed on Thursday after it received its first Australian commercial order for its proprietary hydrogen power generation unit.
B&M European Value Retail got off to a strong start to its financial year, as the discount retailer showed how it is outperforming the rest of the high street.
Premier Oil said it averaged production of 76,000 barrels a day (boepd) in the first half as it maintained full year guidance of 80,000-85,000 boepd.
US stocks looked set to bounce back from the previous session’s losses on Thursday as investors eyed the latest reading on inflation.
US President Donald Trump claimed on Thursday he had forced other countries in the NATO alliance to increase their spending by $33bn, according to media reports.
London stocks had extended gains by midday on Thursday, bouncing back from the heavy losses seen in the previous session after tensions between the US and China escalated.
Shares in fashion retailer ASOS tumbled on Thursday as it warned that full-year sales growth would be "towards the lower end" of its previous guidance for between 25% and 30%, but analysts argued that the drop in the share price was a good buying opportunity.
Base metals have borne the brunt of negative sentiment so far, given higher exposure to trade, but UBS retained its 'overweight' global mining call, but said risks are rising.
Therapeutics developer ReNeuron told investors that it was well-funded for the next round of development.