Wall Street was back in positive territory on Tuesday after the heavy losses seen during the previous session, with the tech sector still in focus following the latest revelations regarding Facebook but traders thinking ahead about interest rates.
Donald Trump's commerce secretary Wilbur Ross told “naysayers” not to judge the president on what they believe could happen, but instead to focus solely on what does happen.
Copper and gold exploration company SolGold has identified high grade gold mineralisation at its wholly-owned project in Ecuador, the company announced on Tuesday.
Sterling was well-behaved against the backdrop of an up day for the US dollar, as investors waited on policy announcements from the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England scheduled for over the next two days.
Trading on Wall Street opened strong on Tuesday after the heavy losses seen during the previous session, with the tech sector still in focus following the latest revelations regarding Facebook that sparked concerns of tighter regulatory controls.
The industrial engineering sector led the way on Tuesday, while oil equipment & services was dropping like a stone.Fenner was the main driver for UK industrials as the shares surged after the engineer agreed to be bought by French tyre giant Michelin in a deal worth around £1.3bn.