European finance ministers have reached the basis of an agreement to wind down failing banks, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem told CNBC.
Royal Bank of Scotland said its finance director, Nathan Bostock, had resigned to join Spanish bank Santander after just 10 weeks in the job.
Ukrainian riot police moved in force early on Wednesday into part of the Kiev square where protesters are demonstrating against government decision.
The first Swiss banks have signaled their readiness to work with the US in a crackdown on wealthy Americans evading taxes.
Bitcoin fans learnt that one of the virtual currency's exchanges will enforce customer verification checks from Thursday.
Google is challanging Apple's iPhone with MotoX, the FT reports.
The recent move by the Swiss government to allow banks to sidestep secrecy laws won't prevent them from depositing money in the country.