William Dudley is president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a voting member on the Fed's policy-setting committee.
"I want this United Kingdom to emerge from this period of change stronger, fairer, more united and more outward-looking than ever before."
Morgan Stanley strikes a positive tone after its fourth quarter earnings report handily beat market expectations.
Reynolds shareholders will receive $29.44 in cash and 0.5260 BAT shares for each of their shares under the terms of the deal.
UnitedHealth on Tuesday posted quarterly earnings that beat expectations.
Asia shares traded mixed on Tuesday, with Japanese stocks under pressure from a relatively stronger yen.
A South Korean special prosecutor will seek an arrest warrant for Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee for charges including bribery.
Broader changes are coming to Sony's company's structure, the company said on Friday.
Stocks closed mostly higher, boosted by strong quarterly earnings from banks, while investors also digested several pieces of economic data.
U.S. House Republicans on Friday won passage of a measure starting the process of dismantling Obamacare.
Oil prices fell on lingering doubts over the extent of OPEC cuts, with sentiment worsened by concerns over the economic health of China.
The Justice Department says it will face three years of oversight by independent monitors as part of the plea agreement, Reuters reported.
Chinese President Xi Jinping warns that populist approaches can lead to war and poverty.
The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday that a grand jury has indicted 3 former Takata executives over air bag recalls.
The better-than-expected results come despite a slew of disappointing results from traditional retailers.
Economist expected the Index of Consumer Sentiment to hit 98.5, according to Thomson Reuters.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Americans stepped up their auto buying and holiday shopping in December, reflecting a boost in confidence after the election and a solid increase in hourly pay.
Record credit card sales helped move JPMorgan Chase's quarterly earnings well past analysts' expectations.
Wells Fargo posts fourth-quarter earnings that missed on the top and bottom lines.