The U.K. economy continued its robust expansion in the second quarter, and is now larger than at its pre-crisis peak at the start of 2008.» Read More
French advertising group Publicis announced a first-half fall in net profit on Tuesday and warned on its prospects for sales growth in 2014.
Barclays' trading activity has slumped after it was accused of misleading its customers and giving an unfair edge to high-speed traders.
Russia's Channel One ran a package last week claiming that the crash of MH17 was orchestrated by the United States.
Growing pressure will soon force Russian President Vladimir Putin to assist the MH17 probe, says Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to Russia.
Top designer Christophe Lemaire is leaving Hermes in the fall to focus on developing his eponymous fashion label, the French luxury group said.
Karl Albrecht, co-founder of Aldi and one of the world's richest people, has died in the western German city of Essen.
House prices in the U.K. fell for the first time this year in July, but 2014 still remains the "year to move", according to Rightmove.
The euro has remained stubbornly strong amid a slew of obstacles, and some analysts said the European Central Bank has kept it higher.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron called for Europe to ratchet up sanctions against Russia.
A new report by U.K. lawmakers has found that a currency union is neither "feasible nor desirable" for Scotland or the country it leaves behind.
Britain published new rules for private pensions on Monday which give retirees greater freedom to spend their savings as they like.
Tesco said its CEO Philip Clarke would quit, to be replaced by Unilever executive Dave Lewis, after it issued a profit warning.
The U.K. is set to be the fastest growing economy among the world's seven leading industrialized nations this year, according to a leading economic think tank.
Electrical goods producer Philips reported a drop in second-quarter earnings but expects to see an improvement in the second half of the year.
With global markets shrugging off geopolitical tensions following the downing of MH17, analysts are warning that investors are becoming complacent.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called evidence of Russian complicity in MH17 as horror deepened over victims' remains.
European nations have called for a review of Russian ties as evidence mounts that pro-Russian separatists shot down Fight MH17, the FT reports.
As militants continued to keep international monitors away from wreckage Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin urged pro-Moscow rebels to cooperate.
Portugal's Espirito Santo International, holding company of Banco Espirito Santo, said it has filed for creditor protection.
The West could hit Russia with even tougher sanctions if the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was shot down by separatist rebels.
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Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, says the S&P could break above the 2,000 mark on Friday and that all eyes are on next week's U.S. GDP data.
Andrii Kuzmenko, acting Ukrainian ambassador to the U.K., says Russia would see a retaliation from Ukraine as grounds to invade and urges the EU and U.S. to implement sectorial sanctions.
Jordan Crook, writer at TechCrunch, says shareholders should remain patient with Amazon as it's "making a land-grab" to bring in future yields.