British manufacturing order books recovered in the three months to June, but economists have warned that the outlook remains clouded by Brexit and the threat of a global trade war.
BT has been fined £77,000 for sending almost five million nuisance emails to customers.
Shares in BAE Systems nudged up on Wednesday after the defence giant bagged a 198 million US dollars (£150 million) tank contract with the US Marine Corps.
The gambling watchdog has slapped online firm 32Red with a £2 million fine for failing to protect a vulnerable customer and carry out proper money laundering checks.
Social housing and support services provider Mears Group said sales in its housing division have stabilised as clients restart projects in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
Housebuilder Berkeley has warned that strong earnings growth is unlikely to last, with profits set to come in a third lower next year as it continues to battle Brexit headwinds across the London market.
Embattled tool hire firm HSS has secured a refinancing deal with its banks as it ploughs ahead with a turnaround plan.
European indices have been knocked as the trade war between Donald Trump and China continued to escalate.
The leaders of Germany and France have agreed to create a eurozone budget they hope will boost investment and provide a safety mechanism for the 19 nations using the euro currency, and also to seek a European solution to migration issues.
Lloyds Banking Group is facing renewed questions over its conduct regarding fraud at the bank’s HBOS Reading unit after the publication of a damning report.
The Government plans to accept improved remedies from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox that would safeguard Sky News in the case of a successful £11.7 billion takeover of Sky.
House of Fraser has secured significant breathing space from its lenders ahead of a crunch vote on store closures that will likely lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs.
Visa has pledged to compensate customers affected by its recent IT system failure after revealing 5.2 million card transactions were impacted, including 2.4 million in the UK.
Citigroup is renaming its Frankfurt office as the Wall Street giant prepares to turn its German operations into its post-Brexit EU headquarters.
E.ON is increasing the cost of its standard variable tariff by an average of 4.8% or £55 for customers taking both fuels from August 16 due to the “significant rise in the cost of wholesale energy”, it has announced.
Retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone has seen shares tumble after it warned over full-year earnings and said its boss will leave in August.
Poundworld has axed around 100 jobs from its head office as administrators struggle to find a buyer for the business.
Hornby shares plunged after the ailing toymaker reported wider full-year losses, blaming former leadership for poor decisions that caused its iconic brands to “fall from grace”.
Flybe has managed to limit its losses with higher sales and customer numbers during a “challenging” period for the airline operator.