European stocks were little changed, after the benchmark Stoxx Europe 600 Index yesterday extended its highest level since June 2008.
British Prime Minister David Cameron rejected the suggestion that his proposal to support a bill authorizing a referendum on European Union membership reflected panic over a rebellion in his Conservative Party.
The pound weakened for a fourth day against the dollar on speculation investors cut their holdings of the U.K. currency before the Bank of England presents its updated inflation forecasts tomorrow.
Bilfinger SE posted a 31 percent drop in first-quarter profit as Europe’s harsh winter and stuttering economy stunted earnings at Germany’s second-largest builder.
A U.K. challenge to overturn parts of a short-selling law that would allow bans on naked credit- default swaps tied to sovereign debt will be heard by the European Union’s top court on June 11.
Following is the text of a lecture Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney is delivering today in Edmonton. Footnotes and charts have been removed.
The following is the text of Canada’s international merchandise trade report for March from Statistics Canada.
Eni SpA, Italy’s biggest oil company, said first-quarter profit fell 42 percent on falling oil prices and halts to production in Nigeria, Libya and the United Kingdom.
Three British men were sentenced to as much as nine years and nine months in jail for preparing to commit terrorist acts in the U.K. and abroad.
United Parcel Service Inc. posted higher first-quarter earnings than analysts estimated as the world’s largest package-delivery company carried more purchases to online shoppers.
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