News by: Himanshu Singh
And there’s no more trouble in store, says Tesco boss as the supermarket chain agrees to pay £235 million to settle accounts scandal.
Financial sector jumped 1.4%, with JP Morgan and Bank of America giving big boost to the S&P 500.
Healthcare stocks climbed 0.4%, helped by hospital stocks after the healthcare bill's failure.
And Tesco shareholders rebel against 'foolhardy' £3.7 billion deal for wholesaler Booker.
And fading Trump rally threatened by rare contraction of US credit.
Japanese benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 1.43%, while Australia's ASX 200 was down 0.49% in early trade.
And LSE shareholders say there is no need for board overhaul if tie-up tanks.
And Samsung damps investor hopes of structural changes as the group is unlikely to alter governance while de facto leader JY Lee faces charges.
The Dow component UnitedHealth Group plunged 1%, chipping away 12 points from the blue-chip index.
And shoppers started spending again in February after two months of falling figures.
And a terror attack on UK parliament leaves 5 dead and 40 injured.
Apple rose 1.7% and provided the biggest boost to the three major indexes.
And global funds think equities overvalued but keep buying, as US markets take a dive.
Healthcare bill backed by the US president ran into trouble in Congress, which raised doubts about the delivery of his promised tax cuts.
And bad managers to blame for UK’s productivity crisis, says Bank of England’s chief economist.
Financials were the biggest decliners, with Deutsche Bank closing 3.7% lower after the German lender issued new shares to raise nearly $9 billion.
Shares follow Wall Street's declines amid G20's decision to drop a pledge to avoid trade protectionism.
And Opec and Russia risk a lost decade as shale revolution spreads.
And Unilever lines up £6 billion sale of Flora and Stork in wake of rebuffed Kraft takeover.
And Bank of England trials artificial intelligence and blockchain in bid to stay ahead of the pack.