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  • Futures nudge higher after September jobs report Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 9:09 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures tread water on Tuesday, ahead of the publication of the government's delayed non-farm payrolls data for September.

  • Buffett's Berkshire cuts Tesco stake by one-fifth Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 1:18 AM ET

    Billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway last week slashed its stake in the world's No.3 retailer, Tesco, by about one-fifth, according to a stock market filing.

  • European companies and their investors have been pinning hopes on growth in the U.S. and Asia to offset weak growth at home — but strategists have told CNBC that stock-pickers should be very careful to avoid big third-quarter disappointments.

  • Europe markets close down as US shutdown drags on Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower, tracking the downward trend in U.S. stocks as the budget deadlock in Washington continued.

  • Europe stocks close down but Italy recovers Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    European shares closed down on Wednesday, as the U.S. government shutdown continued and jobs data came in weak.

  • Who’s winning the UK supermarket wars? Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 6:49 AM ET
    Shoppers walk down 5th Avenue in New York City.

    The U.K. supermarket landscape is changing, with Tesco’s long-held place at the top of the market beginning to look shaky.

  • J Sainsbury, Britain's third-biggest grocer, met forecasts with a pick-up in quarterly sales driven by growth at local convenience stores and online, outperforming rivals including market leader Tesco.

  • EU stocks close lower, as US budget concerns weigh Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 11:59 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday with investor sentiment still subdued as concerns weighed about U.S. borrowing.

  • UK retailer Tesco launches cut-price tablet Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    U.K. supermarket giant Tesco launched its attempt to tap into the tablet computer market and boost its online shopping and download services Monday when it unveiled its £119 ($190.95) "Hudl".

  • Europe rallies to close higher after Fed surprise Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    European shares pared gains but closed higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve surprised markets by opting to maintain its $85 billion-per-month asset purchases.

  • Recession's over, so why's everyone still stingy? Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 3:40 PM ET

    Consumers are sticking to frugal habits developed in the recession even as developed economies recover, suggesting some changes could be permanent.

  • Europe shares close slightly higher; ARM up 4% Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    European shares closed narrowly higher on Wednesday, having paused after rallying on Tuesday.

  • Tesco may launch tablet to rival cheap androids Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 8:07 AM ET

    Global supermarket chain Tesco plans to launch a tablet device, the Sunday Times newspaper reported on the weekend, with analysts saying a Tesco tablet could prove popular at the cheap end of the market.

  • Tesco pulls back in China with Vanguard deal Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 12:48 AM ET
    A customer carries Tesco-branded shopping bags as she leaves one of the company's stores.

    Tesco will slash its China exposure by taking just 20 percent of a venture with a state-run company, a deal that underlines the travails foreign retailers have had in the Chinese market.

  • Sainsbury Outshines Tesco with Quarterly Sales Rise Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 2:16 AM ET

    J Sainsbury, Britain's No. 3 supermarket chain, met forecasts for underlying sales growth in its first quarter, outperforming major rivals.

  • Europe Shares Close Down on US Data Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    European shares accelerated losses to close lower on Wednesday, as investors reacted to a string of economic data released for key European countries.

  • Wall Street to Best Buy: Get Out of China, Now Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 2:42 AM ET

    Best Buy's move to exit Europe has many on Wall Street hoping the big box retailer does the same in China.

  • Europe Closes Lower on Renewed China Fears Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:47 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday on worries about slowing growth and rumors of a credit downgrade for Germany curbing investor sentiment.

  • Futures Decline After Tepid Earnings; BAC Falls Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 8:48 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were lower Wednesday, pressured by some weaker-than-expected earnings and amid worries over global growth.

  • Horsemeat Discoveries 'Tip of the Iceberg': Lawmakers Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:52 AM ET
    Findus Beef Lasagne found to contain 60 percent horse meat.

    Discoveries so far of horsemeat in products sold as beef are likely to be the "tip of the iceberg", a British parliamentary report into the scandal said on Thursday.