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Pfizer has been rebuffed more often than a particularly unlucky suitor in a romance novel by coy AstraZeneca.
Britain's Co-operative Bank said it would raise 400 million pounds ($678 million) of extra capital through the issue of new shares which will see the Co-operative Group's shareholding decline.
President Vladimir Putin flew in to Crimea on Friday for parades marking the Soviet victory in World War Two.
ArcelorMittal trimmed its forecast for global steel consumption on Friday, due to a slowdown in China and a decline in Russia.
A deal that would have created the world's largest advertising firm was driven by ego, advertising firm WPP said after the collapse of a planned merger between Omnicom and Publicis.
The euro has taken a beating from comments by the ECB that currency strength is a concern, but will only stay down if action follows.
The $35 billion merger between Omnicom and Publicis has collapsed as challenges proved too immense for the partners.
Coca-Cola is closing two of its juice plants in Russia, putting at risk hundreds of jobs in a business it brought four years ago.
The U.S. disputes Russia's claims that its troops have been pulled back from the Ukrainian border, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine tells CNBC
Lloyd’s of London called on the insurance industry to factor climate change into risk models on Thursday.
Betting on euro weakness is the only trade that will make investors money this year, HSBC's head of FX strategy told CNBC.
ECB President Mario Draghi said the strengthening euro was cause for "serious concern" at his news conference on Thursday.
The Bank of England left interest rates and asset purchases unchanged on Thursday, despite pressure for it to act to cool the housing market.
Insurance giant Prudential reported 29 percent growth in new business profit in the first quarter of 2014 on Thursday.
Antony Jenkins, the chief executive of Barclays who is engaged in a radical shake-up at the bank, has defended his plans for job cuts and bonuses.
British house prices rises slowed somewhat in April, a survey showed on Thursday, tempering a surge in property values.
FTSE 100-listed BT reported better than expected pre-tax profit for the first three months of the year on Thursday.
Britain's No.4 grocer Morrisons sales continue to slide, hurt by price cuts and its relative lack of exposure to online and convenience markets.
If Russia were to invade Ukraine, the numbers indicate a one-sided affair. But the numbers don't tell the whole story.
Pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine ignored a public call by Russian President Vladimir Putin to postpone a referendum.
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