1630:Close Equities paid more attention on Tuesday to the ratcheting-up of tensions between Beijing and Washington as trading kicked-off with a sharp move lower on the Shanghai bourse.
AIM-listed value women’s fashion retailer Bonmarche posted a 38. 1% jump in full-year pre-tax profit on Tuesday even as revenue declined, as the online segment provided a boost in tough markets.
Stocks finished lower, but off their worst levels, as traders waited on the outcome of the rapidly-escalating trade threats between the US and China.
Moneysupermarket was under the cosh on Tuesday as Barclays said a re-rating from here can only be justified if earnings per share growth returns to double-digit territory.
Brexit is looming large on investors' radar again ahead of Wednesday's Commons vote on Parliament's right to a 'meaningful vote' on a no-deal Brexit.
After a night of stress for England fans, VAR controversy and some Harry Kane heroics the World Cup is now in full swing as the second round of matches get into their stride with some must-win games in Spain and Portugal's Group B.
London stocks steadily pared losses over the course of Tuesday's session, helped as the pound fell on Brexit worries but escalating trade tensions between the US and China and a series of profit warnings kept investors on edge.
The FTSE 100 was in the red on Tuesday, with miners and Burberry leading the fallers.
Analysts at Jefferies said equipment rental company Ashtead is continuing to play the long game, targeting growth and market share gains.
Urals Energy saw its shares jump over 10% on Tuesday despite experiencing delays in the completion of its first well at the South Dagi programme.
Sara Bazini and Laura Macleod, the wives of Samuel Bazini and Eoin Macleod, joint chief executive officers of colour cosmetics supplier Warpaint London, both disposed of 1. 25m ordinary shares in the AIM-listed firm on Tuesday.
Britain will not have access to the European Arrest Warrant or the European Union’s wide security databases after Brexit, chief negotiator Michel Barnier warned on Tuesday.
Wall Street trading kicked off on Tuesday with heavy losses across the board as relations between the US and China took another turn for the worse.
Infrastrata on Tuesday entered into a contract with WSP Global to provide engineer services for the front end engineering and design (FEED) programme at the Islandmagee project.
Oil and gas company Mayan Energy updated the market on its proposed low-cost development programme at the 1,520 net acre Zink Ranch Field in Oklahoma on Tuesday, in which it has a 100% working interest and a 75% net revenue interest.
Industrial and commercial equipment distributor HC Slingsby updated the market on its trading for the five months ended 31 May on Tuesday, as its investors gathered for its annual general meeting.
Commercial law and complementary professional services group Gateley Holdings announced on Tuesday that, in accordance with the acquisition agreement of Gateley Hamer - formerly Hamer Associates - a total earn out consideration of £0. 47m had been paid.
Lead-zinc explorer Europa Metals has engaged the services of UK based Addison Mining Services, it announced on Tuesday, to begin an initial scoping study on its 100%-owned Toral lead, zinc and silver project in the Spanish province of Leon.
Advertising engagement firm RhythmOne on Tuesday confirmed that non-executive director Raj Chellaraj will retire from his role at the annual general meeting held on 13 July.
Oil and gas company Rockhopper Exploration updated the market on its Egypt portfolio’s operations and corporate affairs on Tuesday, reporting that at Abu Sennan, where it has a 22% working interest, year-to-date average daily production had been maintained at around 4,000 boepd gross, or 880 boepd net to Rockhopper.