Euro zone inflation fell more than expected in July, according to new figures released on Thursday, sparking renewed fears of deflation.» Read More
Manchester United's American owners are to cut their stake in the club and look set to bank around $150 million as a result, the club said.
Shares in troubled Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo slumped 50 percent on Thursday, after trading in the stock resumed following poor results.
Diageo posted weaker-than-expected earnings on Thursday, hurt by a slowdown in China and volatility in other emerging markets.
Royal Dutch Shell posted a healthy jump in quarterly earnings, as its newly-installed CEO works to cut costs and streamline projects.
BNP Paribas' results were hit by a record U.S. fine in July, which helped tip the bank to a $5.76 billion loss in the second quarter.
Swiss bank Credit Suisse became the latest major European bank to say it was caught up in an investigation into alternative trading venues known as dark pools.
The euro zone's biggest bank posts a 38 percent jump in second-quarter net profit from a year ago, beating forecasts.
Lloyds Bank said it will ask to restart dividend payments at a "modest" level after reporting a one-third jump in underlying profit
Banco Espírito Santo has posted a €3.58 billion loss, which shows the financial woes engulfing its main shareholder, the Espírito Santo family group.
The downing of MH17 and tougher sanctions against Russia are pushing multinational energy companies to take a fresh look at the results of the crisis.
The US and European leaders say they're prepared to intensify sanctions against Russia unless it moves to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
Russia's MICEX Index rallied 2 percent in morning trade, despite news of the toughest sanctions against the country since the end of the Cold War.
Athletic shoemaker Puma teamed up with one of England's top-flight soccer clubs, Arsenal FC, to promote a sponsorship deal.
The Espirito Santo dynasty totters amid a financial scandal that's threatened to re-ignite Europe's financial crisis. Global Post reports.
Britons will travel to a spaceport in a driverless car where they could download pictures on 5G networks, according to government plans.
Allied Irish Banks (AIB) returned to profit in the first half of the year after its bad debts on loans fell sharply.
The Portuguese bank that sent shockwaves across global markets in early July is set to release an earnings update on Wednesday.
Barclays investment banking profits almost halved in the first half compared to the same period last year, as trading revenues slumped.
Russia continues to see the U.S. and Europe as partners, not adversaries, a Russian diplomat told CNBC on Wednesday.
U.K. authorities have announced plans to hit misbehaving bankers in the pocket, and could potentially demand the repayment of seven-year-old bonuses.
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