News by: Himanshu Singh
Tech shares rose but energy stocks weighed on the market after crude prices continued to flirt with multi-year lows.
And the shock departure of Thomas Cook's chief executive wipes £400 million off the value of the tour operator.
And Total to face corruption charges in France on Iranian contracts taken between 1990s and 2000s.
Figures showing the US GDP expanded more than previously forecast in the third quarter was offset by a decline in consumer confidence.
Shares advanced on hopes that China will take further accommodative monetary policy action if needed.
And Canadian buyout group Onex has clinched its largest European acquisition after agreeing to pay as much as €3.75 billion for SIG Combibloc.
And the World Energy Council has put the UK on a negative watch list over concerns about the security and cost of its energy supplies.
China slashed benchmark interest rates for the first time since July 2012 as leaders step up support for the world’s second-largest economy.
And airlines are facing steep increases in their insurance bills in the wake of the two Malaysia Airlines crashes earlier this year.
And world stock markets soared yesterday as China’s central bank moved to head off a sharp slowdown in growth with its first cut in interest rates for two years.
The Dow Jones and S&P 500 finished at record highs after data showed further strength in the US economy and Intel gave an upbeat forecast.
And RBS fined £56m for IT meltdown
Shares inched lower after the minutes indicated a debate among policymakers over the outlook for inflation and the economy.
And Apple is planning to bundle the subscription music service it acquired from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year.
And supermarket sales plunge to record low as shoppers ditch Britain's 'Big Four' for German discounters.
The Dow Jones and the S&P 500 close at record highs amid speculation the US economy is strong enough to overcome a global slowdown.
The S&P 500 edged up to close at a record high as deal activity worth $100 billion offset slump in small-cap shares and concern over Japan’s recession.
And David Cameron has said the world is on the brink of a second global economic disaster.
And hedge funds, private equity firms and other parts of the unregulated “shadow banking” world are facing scrutiny over the possible risks they pose to financial stability.
Japanese stocks tumble after the world’s third-largest economy unexpectedly entered recession.