The EU must work harder to preserve its oil trade with Iran following the United States' withdrawal from 2015 international nuclear pact, Iran’s foreign minister told the EU’s energy chief on Sunday.
European officials have denied siding with the tourism industry after a report claimed the European Commission consistently ruling in favour of renting platforms such as Airbnb against local councils.
The US administration set aside its threat of tariffs on Chinese goods for the moment, following two days of negotiations with Beijing, after China proposed a "significant increase" in its purchases of US-made goods.
Losses in the energy space and among base metals was offset by strong gains in agricultural commodities at the end of the week.
Glencore’s shares were well into the red on Friday afternoon, as reports emerged that the Serious Fraud Office was making preparations to open a formal investigation into the company, over its work with the leader of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler.
Bond proxies such as Personal Goods (Unilever) or interest rate sensitive stocks (Construction, CRH) fared best at the end of the week, amid weakness in the pound and a sharp drop in longer-term Gilt yields.
Oil and gas company Echo Energy announced on Friday that it has made a gas discovery at the ELM-1004 exploration well at the company's onshore Fracción C asset in Argentina.
US President Donald Trump contradicted his national security adviser John Bolton and said the 'Libya model' for denuclearisation is not the way forward with North Korea, but said it was a possibility if both countries don’t strike a deal in the near future.
Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed a new Brexit customs plan aimed to break the deadlock the UK government is facing over the future relationship with the EU post-2020 faced some problems on Thursday.
Italy's Five Star Movement and the right-wing League parties on Friday agreed a deal to govern the country, promising tax changes, a basic income for the poor and pension reforms.
Mining and exploration company Altona Energy on Friday provided further details of its planned initial drilling programme at the Westfield tenement in South Australia.
China has denied offering to reduce its annual trade surplus with the US by $200bn through increased imports of American products, rebuffing earlier reports in American media.
Moves in the commodities space were muted on Thursday, despite the news headlines around oil after Brent crude futures topped the $80 per barrel mark for the first time since 2014.
Red Emperor Resources announced on Thursday that it has entered into an amended heads of agreement with Oil Ventures Pty Limited for the acquisition of several strategic leases in California.
The main share indices on the Continent finished with across-the-board gains as markets waited on the details of the government coalition deal between Italy's two main anti-establishment parties, the Five Star and the League.
News that Ocado had inked a partnership agreement with US chain Kroger light a fire under the market and the wider sector on Thursday, pushing Food & Drug Retailers to the top of the leaderboard.
A warning from the head of France's Total that it will stop development of a key Iranian gas field has pushed oil prices back above $80 a barrel for the first time since 2014.
Resource production and development firm Eland Oil & Gas announced on Thursday that it has signed a rig contract with KCA Deutag for the T-57 land rig to workover the Ubima-1 well in Nigeria.
Perhaps the most closely-followed lead indicator for factory sector activity in the States jumped past forecasts in May as new orders rocketed.
Gold production, development and exploration firm Avesoro Resources announced reported on Thursday on the final assay results from its 55 hole New Liberty infill drilling programme in Liberia.