Europe closed sharply up on Tuesday, as sentiment was lifted by positive U.S. trade, and strong gains from banks, insurers and retailers.
European stocks ended Wednesday sharply lower, after a raft of major earnings, a decline in mining stocks and renewed pressure on oil weighed on sentiment.
European stocks ended sharply higher on Wednesday, helped by a rally in mining and banking stocks, following better-than-expected China export data.
U.K. supermarket Tesco returned to sales growth in its fiscal fourth quarter. Sven Reinke, vice-president and Senior Credit Officer at Moody’s, explores the results.
Alibaba has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Southeast Asian online retailer Lazada to tap into the region's lucrative consumer market.
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CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including expectations from the European Central Bank.
The founder of airline EasyJet, has expanded his horizons to open a discount food store, where U.K. customers can buy food products for super cheap.
The U.K. is enduring Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year, as the weather worsens and Britons get back into the daily grind.
Markets finished sharply lower Thursday, as corporate earnings weighed on sentiment and investors struggled to find solace in the oil price pick up.
Tesco, Britain's biggest supermarket chain, beat forecasts for UK sales over the key Christmas trading period, driven by lower prices, and said it was making good progress with its turnaround plan.
European equities gained on Tuesday, despite continued wariness surrounding low oil prices and China's economic slowdown.
Only one of the U.K's biggest retailers gained market share in the ultra-competitive Christmas period, according to the latest industry figures.
European stocks finished in negative territory on Friday, in what has been a turbulent week for markets.
European markets finished higher on Tuesday, as global sentiment regained some ground after steep falls in the previous session.
European stocks attempted to make gains on Tuesday, but closed mixed as the volatility in oil prices kept investors on edge.
European equities finished sharply higher on Tuesday, as investors cheered a recovery in oil prices and positive data from the autos sector.
The world's biggest security company, G4S, has been ejected from the FTSE 100 along with supermarket group Wm Morrisons.
The poor turnout for Black Friday in the U.K. may be because traditional retailers don't know how to manage the new landscape.
Online retailer Amazon has stepped up the pressure on Britain's traditional supermarkets with the nationwide launch on Friday of a packaged groceries offer.