Wall Street's main indices finished Monday higher as investors gauged the prospects for further advances amid an improved economic outlook for 2018 and buoyant investor sentiment.
Central American focussed explorer Condor Gold said on Monday that the final six drill holes of a 43-hole programme on the Mestiza Vein Set at its La India Project in Nicaragua had returned positive results.
European stocks are continuing to trade slightly lower despite the release of stronger-than-expected readings on the economy, weighed down by a somewhat more cautious stance on stockmarkets from strategists at JP Morgan.
Shares of miners outperformed at the start of the week on the back of multiple bullish factors, especially Beijing's drive to cut pollution ahead of the winter.
UK healthcare company Concepta received notice of a £600,000 order from one of its distributors for November but noted that due to third-party constraints, revenue from the order would not be realised until the first quarter of the 2018 financial year.
Wall Street's main market gauges are holding slightly higher as investors gauge the prospects for further advances amid an improved economic outlook for 2018 and buoyant investor sentiment.
London blue chips stocks finished Monday's session microscopically higher, with a little upward momentum as investors paused for breath after a record close on Friday.
The FTSE 250 index nudged slightly lower (-0. 12%) in afternoon trading on an undramatic day in London equity markets on Monday.
Credit Suisse forecast the top flight index would reach the 7,800 point mark by the middle of 2018 and stay at that level through the end of that year against a favourable backdrop for corporate earnings worldwide.
Advanced materials group Versarien confirmed the successful completion of its £2. 9m fundraising on Monday, comprising a placing by WH Ireland along with an offer, via PrimaryBid.
Oakley Capital Investments said on Monday that Oakley Capital Private Equity III has agreed to acquire Apollo Global Germany from its current shareholder Apollo Education Group.
A huge new cache of financial documents has been released showing how some of the world’s wealthiest individuals and companies use offshore tax havens to maintain and grow their riches.
Upstream oil and gas company Sterling Energy saw losses widen in its third quarter as its Chinguetti oil field off the coast of central Mauritania came near to the end of its production life.
Tuesday offers up a fairly busy day of corporate results and trading updates, led by Primark owner Associated British Foods, tobacco giant Imperial Brands, plus insurers Direct Line and Hiscox, and the still-recuperating G4S.
Founder and creative director of UK-based restaurant firm Comptoir Group Tony Kitous sold 333,333 shares in the company at a price of 0. 15p each on Monday.
Guernsey-based closed-ended investment company JZ Capital Partners (JZCP) realised the net asset value of its majority interest in Spanish energy group Factor Energia on Monday.
London-based early investment and development company Cadence Minerals agreed to acquire a 35 square kilometre exploration license in the Pilbara region of Western Australia from Macarthur Minerals.
UK-based software firm Intercede Group said on Monday that its ability to meet market expectations for the company's financial year had been hindered by a combination of several large enterprise awards failing to materialise despite "customer commitments to the contrary" and a generally slower market.
Trading in Redx Pharma shares restarted at midday on Monday, after the company announced in 3 November that it had successfully come out of administration as a going concern.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced on Monday that William Dudley, the bank's president since January of 2009, would be stepping down from his position in mid-2018.