News by: Himanshu Singh
The euro dropped to a 20-month low in Asia as investors assessed the implications of the resignation of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
And Trump steps up warnings to US business over offshoring with a threat of 35% tariff on goods produced by units abroad.
And Opec's agreement hammered out in Vienna may put a floor under the price of crude.
The BoE should be wary of rushing into interest rate rises to curb inflation, according to its chief economist Andy Haldane.
The Dow Jones managed to notch a record closing high with a lift from bank and energy shares.
And pound surges to eight-week high against dollar after Brexit minister hints at EU market access.
However, stocks finished the day mostly lower as declines in utilities and technology offset energy's surge.
And RBS must raise about £2 billion to bolster its finances after being found wanting in an annual health check of Britain’s banking system.