Not even an England win over Germany can save UK markets from drowning in sea of red

FTSE 100 resisted the ‘Coming Home’ euphoria after England’s win more than Germany, rather focusing on far more routine challenges such as Friday’s US employment facts. London’s blue-chip index dropped 13 to 7,074.

Dixons Carphone gross sales were being saved afloat very last calendar year by a increase in pcs online games and laptops. Revenues rose two% even however retailers were being shut in the course of lockdown as on the net electrical gross sales jumped by far more than 100%.

() has halted all mining and smelting operations at its Richards Bay Minerals facility in South Africa due to an escalation in the stability predicament at the site. Nico Swart, the site’s basic supervisor, was killed in an ambush in May well on his way to get the job done.

Criminals have stolen £27bn from the British isles government’s Covid-19 company help mortgage scheme, MPs have claimed. Between 35-60% of financial loans may perhaps not be repaid mainly because of fraud or credit history challenges, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) mentioned in a report.

Amid the smaller caps, Europa Oil & Gasoline PLC () will get the job done with Causeway Geothermal to analyse the West Firsby oilfield. The pair will examine no matter whether it can be transformed to geothermal electricity creation.

() expects to deliver substantial revenues in the up coming six months thanks to partnership deals. The esports group organisation reckons it will access a 1mln subscribed fanbase.

() is buying and selling in line with anticipations. The current acquisitions, Businesswise Options and Typical Electrical power Administration, are bedding into the consultancy team well.