Softer-than-expected UK inflation data for January knocked sterling widely lower on Tuesday, while the dollar limped higher after US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen testified before the Senate banking committee.
US stocks finished in the green on Tuesday as Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen told Congress that interest rate hikes could rise gradually in 2017.
US stocks opened lower and the dollar rallied on Tuesday as Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen told Congress that interest rate hikes could rise gradually in 2017.
European stocks finished on a mixed note on Tuesday after data showed that the Eurozone economy grew less than expected in the final quarter of 2016 and US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen kept the door open to another interest rate hike, even at one of the central bank's next meetings.
The price of safe-haven gold was little moved after US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen testified for the Senate banking committee on Tuesday.
Finnish technology company HMD Global has delighted technophobes around the globe by announcing the triumphant return of the Nokia 3310 mobile phone, billed as one of the earliest and most resilient modern day phones.
Kim Jong-un's estranged half brother has died after reportedly being poisoned by two agents in Kuala Lumpur international airport.
Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce posted a record £4. 6bn pre-tax loss but revealed a better than expected underlying profit and that efforts to cut costs as part of its transformation programme were at the top end of expectations.
Electric Word Specialist information business Electric Word posted its audited results for the year to 30 November on Tuesday, with group profit for the year of £9. 2m- swinging from a £2. 3m loss - including a £10. 7m profit from discontinued operations.
In-store digital transformation software provider OneView announced on Tuesday that Hawk Investment Holdings had agreed to provide an additional loan facility of $0. 3m.
An alleged conflict of interest over Bernie Ecclestone's recent sale of Formula One to Liberty Media is among several areas of concern that have been raised ahead of a potential European Commission competition investigation.
The head of the US central bank kept the door open to further interest rate increases at one of its next meetings, contrary to the expectations of some market watchers.
SolGold announced assay results from Hole 19 at the Alpala deposit, at the company's Cascabel copper-gold porphyry project in Ecuador on Tuesday.
While Wednesday's main macroeconomic focus will be on unemployment data, there may be more market-moving events emanating from the other side of the Atlantic, including CPI, retail and industrial data.
Turkey-focussed exploration and development company Ariana Resources announced the completion of the interim Stage One Tailings Storage Facility at the Kiziltepe Mine on Tuesday.
Factory gate prices in the States were little changed at the beginning of 2017 in comparison with the same month one year ago despite a pick-up in energy costs.
Specialty pharmaceutical company Allergy Therapeutics announced on Tuesday that its Phase I clinical study investigating the safety and tolerability of Acarovac MPL received ‘Clinical Trial Application’ approval in Spain.
By Ipek Ozkardeskaya, senior market analyst at London Capital Group.
Drax JPMorgan Cazenove has moved to an ‘overweight’ rating on Drax, which was previously not rated, and rated at ‘neutral’ before that.
Altitude Group expects results for 2016 to be “marginally” ahead of expectations, subject to audit, after it cut costs by about £1. 8m by restructuring the technology company.