Despite hopes of a deal on Greece, the euro has fallen, to the surprise of some market-watchers.
The European Central Bank raised Greece's emergency funding for the third time in a week as crisis talks loomed.
Russia's central bank cut its key interest rate once again on Monday, in a further bid to stimulate economic growth in the country.
Virgin's unorthodox range of employee benefits are back in the headlines as new parents are offered up to a year's parental leave on full pay.
German Bund yields hit 1 percent on Wednesday, as investors digest a generally stronger tone in European economic data.
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