European equities finished solidly lower on Thursday, after sentiment was left dented by data from Asia's two largest economies.» Read More
Online retailer Amazon has stepped up the pressure on Britain's traditional supermarkets with the nationwide launch on Friday of a packaged groceries offer.
European equities finished higher, despite a speech by the European Central Bank disappointing market watchers.
European equities ended mixed Wednesday, with a rally in mining and oil stocks boosting sentiment.
European stocks closed mixed to lower on Thursday, as start-of-quarter enthusiasm petered out among investors and telecom stocks weighed on investor sentiment.
European stocks finished sharply higher Wednesday as equity markets rallied globally at the end of a torrid month.
Supermarket says its full-year profit was set to exceed analysts' average forecast, despite posting a seventh straight quarter of falling sales.
*HSBC, Lloyds, RBS plan "broad" ring-fence, Barclays differs. LONDON, July 3- Barclays is planning to set up a smaller separate UK bank than rivals as British lenders finalise how to restructure to meet new rules designed to give greater protection to savers and taxpayers. Unless it makes a U-turn, Barclays will adopt a different structure to its main rivals.
European equities closed flat on Thursday, as investors reacted to earnings and banking news.
Annual profit at Britain's fourth biggest grocer Morrisons slumped 52 percent to an eight-year low, damaged by a strategic decision to slash prices.
The former group treasurer and head of tax at WM Morrison Supermarkets has been sentenced to 12 months in jail for insider trading.
European equities closed sharply higher on Tuesday, with a surge in retail stocks helping to boost investor sentiment.
An escalating price war between the U.K.'s largest supermarkets means that the price of milk is now cheaper than bottled water, research shows.
Morrisons said its chief executive would step down after the firm posted the worst Christmas performance of Britain's listed supermarkets.
European stocks surged to close almost 3 percent higher after ECB chief Draghi reiterated the central bank was ready to start "full-blown" QE.
Europe shares ended higher on Wednesday with investors anticipating more stimulus by the European Central Bank (ECB).
Christmas comes just once a year – but the problems affecting the big U.K. supermarkets are expected to linger all year long.
European shares closed sharply lower on Tuesday as a slide in Chinese and Greek equities weighed on investor sentiment.
The U.K. grocery market has fallen into decline for the first time on record, as discount retailers lead a price war.
Supermarket chain Sainsbury's reported half-year underlying pre-tax profit fell 6.3 percent to £375 million ($596.8 million).
European shares closed mixed on Thursday, after ECB President Mario Draghi hinted as to the possibility of further aggressive stimulus measures.