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U.K. authorities have announced plans to hit misbehaving bankers in the pocket, and could potentially demand the repayment of seven-year-old bonuses.
Allied Irish Banks (AIB) returned to profit in the first half of the year after its bad debts on loans fell sharply.
AstraZeneca took steps to build up its respiratory medicine business by striking a deal to acquire the rights to lung drugs developed by Almirall.
Aerospace and defense firm Airbus reported a rise in both revenues and net profit for the first half on Wednesday, while confirming 2014 guidance.
Fiat Chrysler reported a sharp fall in net profit as a better performance from its luxury brands failed to offset weakness in Latin America.
Sanctions are intended to tighten the screws on Russia by targeting broad sections of its economy and financial markets.
Total stopped buying shares in Russia's Novatek the day of the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine.
The White House also said Tuesday that the U.S. could announce new sanctions on Russia "as soon as today."
Despite the lack of economic good news, euro zone countries are finding it increasingly easy to borrow thanks to record-low bond yields.
PSA Peugeot Citroen narrowed its first-half net loss and posted the first positive contribution from its core auto division in three years.
With the resurgent greenback set to react further to economic data coming from the U.S., many analysts have argued that sterling has reached a tipping point.
An investor is suing Barclays over losses suffered after New York's attorney general accused the bank of lying about its electronic trading platform.
Over 2,000 years since the the Hippocratic Oath was introduced there are calls for bankers to follow suit, in an effort to prevent another crisis.
BP, the U.K. oil giant, announced a 34 percent rise in profits Tuesday – but its results bore out the importance of its Russian investments.
UBS posted a second-quarter net profit of 792 million Swiss francs, as it booked a $280 million charge to help settle litigation in Germany.
The ties between Britain’s banks and its economy have always been close, but they seem to have become even tighter in the post-banking bailout era.
The Gherkin, one of London’s most recognizable buildings, is up for sale, and is expected to reach £650 million plus, according to property sources.
German bank results beat expectations but increases reserves for future litigation or settlements by to $2.95 billion.
French carmaker delivers a 25 percent increase in first-half operating profit even as currency headwinds and mounting inventories hurt sales.
Russia reacted angrily on Saturday to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis.
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