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Implementation of new rules governing European financial markets went smoothly after the UK and Germany gave the continent's biggest futures exchanges last-minute leeway.
France is preparing for a series of privatisations in 2018 to raise funds for the government's spending plans, it was reported on Wednesday.
The UK has held talks about joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership to support Britain's international trade after Brexit.
Burberry has recruited Orna NiChionna to chair its remuneration committee as the luxury brand seeks to soothe relations with shareholders after a series of rebellions over pay.
BNN Technology said it failed to declare a £270,000 bonus for its former chief executive as the troubled company's listing on AIM hung in the balance.
Electrocomponents expects changes to US tax law to trigger a one-off credit this year followed by a reduced overall tax rate.
Indivior is joining up with Switzerland's Addex Pharma to support the development of treatments for drug addiction that target neurotramsitter systems.
Babcock International has signed a five-year agreement worth about £115m to maintain frigates for the Australian navy.
TomCo Energy is looking for a new boss after chief executive Christopher Brown said he would step down to concentrate on his other business interests.
Inland Homes said it ended 2017 with strong momentum and that the outlook was positive for the coming year.
BBA Aviation has ended a seven-month search for a new chief executive by appointing internal candidate Mark Johnstone to run the company.
BP expects changes to US tax rates to trigger a charge of about $1. 5bn (£1. 1bn) before benefiting the company in the long run.
Numbers of UK mortgages have fallen for a third month in a row to a 15-month low, while businesses were reluctant to borrow amid economic uncertainty, industry figures showed on Thursday.
Subsidiaries of Glencore, Randgold Resources and other mining companies operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo have asked lawmakers to rethink proposed new taxes and other measures.
OneView said its results were worse than it would like due to long contract lead times as it posted a $2. 1m (£1. 6m) first-half loss from operations.
BGEO said its m2 real estate subsidiary had signed a contract to build the shell and core of a new shopping mall and business centre in Tbilisi.
Tritax Big Box REIT has paid £44. 25m for a distribution centre in Staffordshire operated by Unilever.
Vedanta Resources said its Cairn India subsidiary agreed to pay $158m for debt and a majority stake in AvanStrate, a Japanese maker of glass for LCD devices.
Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has paid £80m for a 14. 7% stake in the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
UK Oil & Gas Investments (UKOG) lost a quarter of its value after it said a zone at its Weald Basin operation was probably not viable.