NewRiver raises £225m in capital raising

Convenience-led UK retail and leisure property specialist NewRiver REIT confirmed the results of its £225m capital raising on Tuesday, which it had initially announced on 15 June. 

Europe open: Central banks in focus

A test launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea is dampening sentiment at the start of trading, with investors otherwise focused on a speech from a top European Central Bank official later in the day which may help shed light on the institution's policy stance.