Wednesday is a big and busy day for macro news, with crucial UK labour market data, initial Eurozone purchasing managers' surveys and a closely watched set of FOMC minutes, plus corporate results from Lloyds Banking Group, Glencore and Barratt Developments.
1425: Britvic’s share price declined sharply post its first-quarter statement on 31 January and in absolute terms has fallen by 15% in the past month and closer to 20% peak to trough, notes analyst Phil Carroll at Shore Capital.
Britvic’s shares have fallen by 15% in the past month and Shore Capital now thinks the drink maker looks like a 'buy'.
Asda, Britain's third-largest supermarket chain, grew sales in the fourth quarter but it was far from enough to help parent Wamart from reporting a disappointing profits over the key festive period.
HSBC’s annual profit fell short of expectations as Stuart Gulliver reported his final set of results as leader of the global bank.
JPMorgan Cazenove downgraded specialty biopharmaceutical group Shire to 'neutral' from 'overweight' on Tuesday, slashing the price target to 3,600p from 5,000p.
The European Parliament wants the EU to soften its stance on Brexit and negotiate an agreement that would give the UK special access to the single market, according to a report.
Markets in Asia finished Tuesday lower after another quiet session, with traders in mainland China, Taiwan and Vietnam remaining on holiday for the Lunar New Year, and US bourses closed during Monday’s session overnight for the President’s Day holiday.
Shares in drugstore chain Rite Aid surged in pre-market trade on Tuesday as it agreed for grocery chain Albertsons to buy the remainder of the company that isn't being sold to Walgreens Boots Alliance.
Guitar manufacturer Gibson may be pushed into bankruptcy as a declining interest in rock music has led to an industry suffering from dire financial problems.
Intellectual property group One Media has signed an annual contract with an unnamed "major international music label" for the use of its technical copyright analysis tool, a content discovery and policing software.
Tlou Energy’s share prices jumped over 35% on Tuesday after it announced that its 2P and 3P coal bed methane (CBM) reserves have seen a material upgrade following assessment.
Interior solutions provider Havelock Europa announced it had finalised an agreement to secure additional funding for the group at the same time it issued an update on its recently ended trading year on Tuesday.
US futures pointed to a weaker open on Wall Street on Tuesday, with investors set to play catch-up with the losses seen across the pond a day earlier, amid rising bond yields.
Thor Mining announced on Tuesday that it plans to accelerate development of its Nevada-based tungsten mining project after the commodity was deemed "critical" by a US government agency.
Closed-ended real estate investment trust, the PRS REIT, announced on Tuesday that it has successfully raised gross proceeds of £250m through a recent placing.
London stocks had extended losses by midday on Tuesday, dragged lower as results from HSBC and BHP Billiton left investors disappointed.
Melrose Industries pressed the case for its £7. 4bn bid for GKN as Jeremy Corbyn increased the political pressure over the turnaround company's proposed hostile takeover.
Surveillance technology design, integration, control and management company Synectics reported its audited final results for the year ended 30 November on Tuesday, with revenue ahead slightly at £70. 1million, compared to £70. 9m in 2016.
National financial adviser Lighthouse Group announced its final audited results for the year ended 31 December on Tuesday, with revenues up 13% to £54m.