News by: Himanshu Singh
And French claim Hinkley Point nuclear plant has been approved by the UK government.
Apple’s 3.6% surge was overshadowed by big declines in International Business Machines Corp. and Boeing Co.
And pension deficits in the UK reached a record £459 billion as interest rate cut bites.
The selloff was broad, led by energy shares, as oil prices tumbled as much as 3%.
Fed policymakers sounded cautious notes on near-term interest rate increases, while the dollar weakened.
And PotashCorp and Agrium agree near-$30 billion fertilisers merger as the agri-chemical sector is undergoing its most significant shake-up.
Samsung dropped 7.17% after several airlines urged all customers to stop using the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones amid concerns over fire-prone batteries.
And economists say Bank of England has given Chancellor Hammond £40 billion of splurging room.
And new doubts over high-speed link to north as HS2 boss quits to join Roll-Royce.
And former Tesco bosses face 10 years in jail if found guilty of SFO fraud charges of accounting fraud.
The ECB held interest rates steady, as expected, but disappointed some by not announcing additional measures to boost Europe’s sluggish economy.
And European Central Bbank's Mario Draghi has run out of magic as deflation closes in.
And UK manufacturing falls at fastest pace in a year as factories see 'no immediate benefit' from weaker pound.
The Nasdaq eked out another record high close as traders digested mixed US data amid bets interest rates will stay low.
Weak economic data bolstered views the Federal Reserve may decide against raising interest rates in the near term.
And Sports Direct has decided to ditch zero-hours jobs, drop ‘six strikes’ warehouse policy and give workers a voice on its board.
And fear of recession is fading as the UK's growth engine rebounded at record pace after Brexit shock.
Telephone companies and consumer staple shares advanced while utilities and developers slid.
Samsung Electronics fell 0.25% after shedding 3% last week when the smartphone maker announced a recall of its latest product, the Galaxy Note 7.
And Hinkley Point nuclear plant will offer revenue prize worth £100 billion to EDF and China partner.