News by: Himanshu Singh
And more than 270 business leaders have urged Cameron to back a third runway at Heathrow.
And George Osborne ousts UK's top financial regulator Martin Wheatley.
Sentiment was also bolstered after the Greek parliament voted in favour of austerity measures.
And Greece’s banks may be able to reopen for the first time in three weeks on Monday.
Asian stocks gained today after Greek lawmakers passed a bailout agreement that keeps the country in the euro for now.
And interest rates in the US are likely to rise by the end of the year as the world’s biggest economy recovers, according to the head of the Federal Reserve.
And the IMF has warned that Greece will require far more generous debt relief than is currently on offer.
Semiconductor, biotechnology and energy shares jumped while weaker-than-expected retail sales spurred speculation on timing for higher interest rates.
Chinese shares also advanced for a third straight day as data showed exports rose while imports slipped in June.
And world's major oil-producing group Opec sees more balanced oil market as US supply growth is expected to slow.
Stocks in China extended gains as Beijing continues to tighten controls over the stock market.
And two out of three big firms think UK exit from EU could harm them.
And Dixons Carphone sales to top £10 billion in maiden results since the merger.
And Ryanair has accepted International Airlines Group’s takeover offer for Aer Lingus.
International Monetary Fund cuts 2015 growth forecast for US, UK, Japan and Canada.
Investors remained concerned whether the steps taken by Beijing were enough to reverse the broader sell-off in Chinese shares.
And Osborne hopes minimum wage increase will soften the blow from a £12 billion cut to Britain’s welfare bill.
The Dow Jones fell 261 points, the S&P 500 lost 35 points and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 88 points.
But Asian shares nosedived today, with trading sentiment battered by the plunge in Chinese markets and Greece's debt crisis.
And hundreds of Chinese companies halt trading as the Chinese stocks continue to fall in defiance of Beijing’s support efforts.