US futures pointed to a positive open on Wall Street on Monday as investors welcomed an easing of tensions between the US and China, with deal news in focus.
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.
Wall Street finished on a mixed note, weighed down by losses for energy and financials, as traders scanned the headlines swirling about the second round of trade talks between China and the US.
Italian stocks and government bonds slumped with shares of the country's banks bearing the brunt of selling after Italy's main anti-establishment parties, the Five Star and League, threw down the gauntlet to Brussels on austerity and against the bloc's fiscal rules.
Speculation is rife that Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) chairman Stefan Persson is attempting to take the clothing retail giant private, as the billionaire continues to load up on the company’s shares.
Wall Street trading opened somewhat mixed on Friday as investors continued to scan the headlines coming from the second round of trade talks between China and the US.
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.
Markets in Asia finished mostly higher on Friday, with investors once again keeping an eye on trade talks between the US and China, and brushing off a disappointing session on Wall Street overnight.
Wall Street is set for a higher open, with traders scanning the headlines swirling about the second round of trade talks between China and the US.
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.
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.
PayPal has agreed to buy Swedish payments group iZettle for $2. 2bn, in a deal that will "significantly" expand its in-store presence.
US stocks finished in the red on Thursday, with Wall Street investors keeping a close eye on still-elevated bond yields, trade talks with China and a Dow being weighed down by the likes of Walmart and Cisco Systems.