Live data firm WANdisco has secured a record contract win with an unnamed global financial institution that would see the group deploy its patented live data platform, WANdisco Fusion, directly to the client.
Germany's unemployment rate plumbed a fresh record low last month, falling to its least since the country's reunification in 1990.
Stocks have begun the session trading slightly higher, recovering the previous session's losses amid a small bounce in the greenback and ahead of the release of a key report which might provide some further insight into the US central bank's thinking, the minutes of the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting.
Electrocomponents expects changes to US tax law to trigger a one-off credit this year followed by a reduced overall tax rate.
The financial watchdog has launched an investigation into Carillion's stock exchange news announcements in the period leading up to its major profit warning last July.
London stocks were little changed early on Wednesday as investors eyed the latest reading on the UK construction sector and minutes from the Federal Reserve, although retailers got a boost as Next lifted its guidance.
Indivior is joining up with Switzerland's Addex Pharma to support the development of treatments for drug addiction that target neurotramsitter systems.
CLS Holdings has unconditionally exchanged contracts to sell three properties in Peterborough in the UK and Hamburg in Germany for £12. 4m.
Budget airline Ryanair reported a 3% jump in traffic for December on Wednesday, a day after it said it has applied for a UK air operator licence.
Babcock International has signed a five-year agreement worth about £115m to maintain frigates for the Australian navy.
London's FTSE 100 was expected to open unchanged at 7,648.
FTSE 250 residential landlord Grainger has exchanged contracts with Abode Hallam Limited and agreed to forward fund and acquire a private rented sector (PRS), build to rent development, Eccy Village, in Sheffield, for around £32m.
London stocks were set for a flat open on Wednesday as investors eyed the latest reading on the UK construction sector and minutes from the Federal Reserve.
Ryanair has applied for a British air operating licence to ensure its domestic UK routes can keep flying after Brexit. The Irish airline has repeatedly warned that flights could be grounded after March 2019 unless a new framework for aviation is agreed between Britain and the EU. – Guardian.