Japan's exports and imports tumbled in May, raising concern about the outlook for the country as it weathers a rise in consumption tax.
Retail sales missed expectations, and state unemployment benefits claims climbed higher than expected.
Subdued euro zone inflation data kept expectations of aggressive European Central Bank monetary stimulus alive, much of which is priced in.
Banking CEOs received an average pay rise of 10 percent last year as U.S. banks paid their heads more than their European rivals, the FT reports.
Central bank decisions and a barrage of economic reports in China and Australia will be in focus for Asian markets this week.
This year has been tough for dollar bulls betting on stellar greenback gains, but they're not giving up.
Royal Bank of Scotland will scale back business and cut hundreds of jobs in response to Federal Reserve regulations. The FT reports.
Companies are reconsidering their approach to listings as enthusiasm for once-booming biotech and social media offerings has wavered. The FT reports.
European Union antitrust regulators charged on Tuesday HSBC, JPMorgan and Credit Agricole with rigging financial benchmarks linked to the euro.
While Japan clocked its fastest growth rate in over two years in the first quarter, economists warn it's too early to celebrate.
Whether on Wall Street or Fleet Street, this is not a happy time for big banks.
The euro slid after strong words from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi halted its march to a 2-1/2 year high.
European markets closed lower in trade on Friday, despite a better-than-expected U.S. jobs number.
Part-nationalized Royal Bank of Scotland trebled its profit in the first quarter, boosted by effective cost-control and waning impairment charges.
Apart from the closely-watched U.S. monthly jobs data, latest employment figures from the world's number three economy are not to be ignored.
The often cozy relationship between major institutions and the board of big corporates seems to be fracturing in many cases.
The euro fell after the European Central Bank said it will be forced to ease further if the currency keeps going up.
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Switzerland's competition watchdog said on Monday it had opened an investigation into several banks over possible collusion to manipulate foreign exchange rates.
After disappointment with King Digital, the IPO market is watching new offerings very carefully.