News by: Himanshu Singh
And BHP Billiton is to break up one of the world’s largest collections of mining assets via a stock market spin-off.
Shares gained after strong housing data and robust earnings from Home Depot overshadowed lingering concerns about the conflict in Ukraine.
Shares rose amid increasing homebuilder confidence and hopes for receding tensions in Russia.
And average asking price for homes that came on the market last month was 2.9% lower than in July, a record fall for the month of August.
Health-care stocks advanced while banks slid with consumer companies.
And the governor of the Bank of England has warned interest rates might start to rise before workers see a sustained real-terms pick up in their pay.
And Tesco's stock market value has slipped below £20 billion for the first time in a decade as fears mount that it is about to slash its dividend.
And the UK economy is expanding at the fastest pace for six years as official figures revealed it is growing more quickly than previously thought.
Conciliatory comments from Russia helped ease tensions in Ukraine and offset some weak earnings.
And Rosneft has asked the Russian government for as much as $42 billion in support, in a clear sign of the growing cost of western sanctions against Moscow.
And UK government can sue French bank over 'mis-selling' to Northern Rock.
Slowdown in retail sales boosted speculation the Federal Reserve won’t be forced to raise rates sooner than anticipated.
And all eyes are on Bank of England's economic forecasts as markets guess when interest rates will rise.
Shares declined as investors watched geopolitical developments and energy shares sank after Brent crude fell to a 13-month low.
And Iraq’s political crisis intensified on Monday after the country’s president named a new prime minister to replace Nouri al-Maliki.
Investors hoped that Russia's move to send humanitarian aid to Ukraine would ease tensions between the two countries.
And Italy Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said the eurozone’s third-largest economy was on track to hit its EU-mandated budget targets this year.
Japanese shares led the gains after Wall Street rallied on an easing of tensions in Ukraine.
And Punch Taverns is set to formally launch its long-awaited £2.3 billion restructuring tomorrow aimed at securing the future of the 4,000-strong chain.
And British exports have plunged to the lowest level for nearly four years in a bruising setback to hopes of creating a more balanced economy.