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UK April inflation slips
Inflation in British slipped in April for the first time since September last year. Consumer prices rose 0.3 percent from April 2015 as the cost of airfares and clothes fell.
Vodafone's underlying earnings rise, losses through Luxembourg tax hit
Mixed full-year results from Vodafone - underlying earnings rose 2.7%, but losses after taxation were 4.02 billion pounds.
Twitter 140 character tweet limit to end - report
Twitter won't comment on a Bloomberg report users will soon be able to write longer tweets as it plans to stop including photos and links as part of its 140 character limit.
Facebook triples profits: social media can be addictive to investors, too
Facebook’s latest financial earnings smashed expectations, propelling shares in the social network to a fresh all-time high on Thursday (April 28)
VW warns of big challenges ahead
Volkswagen says it's confident of solid growth this year despite 'Dieselgate' but admitted the scandal could cost much more than the amount set aside so far and assets might have to be sold.
As iPhone sales slide, what is Apple's next big money maker?
Apple has announced its first-ever fall in iPhone sales and first revenue drop in more than a decade causing the share price to fall.
No interest rate change expected from Federal Reserve policy meeting
Federal Reserve policymakers are expected to leave the cost of borrowing unchanged in the face of disappointing word on durable goods orders and consumer confidence.
BP considers more spending cuts after 80 percent profit drop
BP has said it could reduce its capital spending further after reporting an 80 percent drop in profits in the first three months of the year.
Bonds are back for Argentina
Argentina is back selling government bonds for the first time in 15 years having settled a long-running legal battle with investors after it defaulted on its debts in 2001.
Oil prices hover around one-month lows
Oil hovered around one-month lows on Monday, as investors ditched some of their bullish bets on another price rise. This, also amid fading chances
Alaska Air to buy Virgin America in 2.3 billion euro deal
Alaska Air Group says it has agreed to buy Virgin America for almost 2.3 billion euros. It wants to expand its presence on the US West Coast
Rosneft is 'coping' with low oil price, makes investment pledge
Despite low oil prices Russian energy giant Rosneft says it is coping and has pledged to invest more to ensure it can honour its long-term supply deals.
Russian interest rates on hold, inflation outlook uncertain
Russia's central bank has left its main lending rate at 11 percent and signalled that it is not looking at cuts to the cost of borrowing anytime soon as it focuses on keeping inflation under control.
London Stock Exchange profit jumps, detailed talks about Deutsche Boerse merger continue
The London Stock Exchange Group has reported a 31 percent jump in profit for 2015 and said detailed discussions are continuing with Germany's Deutsche Boerse about a merger.
Commodity markets rout slams miner Glencore's profit
2015 was a grim year for mining company and commodity trader Glencore with profit down by almost a third as prices for copper, nickel, zinc, iron-ore and coal slumped to multi-year lows.
European shares tumble with banks the main focus of concern
European shares closed at their lowest level in more than two years on Monday with investors concerned over the region's banks and slowing global growth.
Economists sceptical as Bank of Japan surprises with negative interest rates
The Bank of Japan tries to overcome deflation and stimulate the economy by forcing banks to pay interest on money they have on deposit with the central bank.
European shares steady after Chinese sell-off, oil recovers
European shares steadied on Tuesday, recovering after sharp losses earlier in the session, as crude oil prices bounced back above $30.
European markets brace themselves for more panic
Russia: rouble at its lowest since 1998
Coupled with fresh falls in world oil prices, investor concerns deepen.
European and US stocks pummelled
The Dow Jones was down by 2.6 percent at the close of Wall Street on Friday after European shares fell to their lowest since December 2014. Nervous
European stocks stabilise but global worries persist
European markets opened the week on a rebound, clawing back some of the losses of the previous week, but the main market preoccupation continues to
Chinese markets plunge again causing more global shudders
The volatility in Chinese markets has continued. They were down sharply at the close on Monday, dragging Asian markets down with them. The Shanghai
China: trading rallies after volatile start to 2016
European shares fell sharply but came off lows after China suspends its circuit breaker mechanism
European markets fell sharply on Thursday after China accelerated the depreciation of the yuan, but came off lows after the Shanghai and Shenzen
Oil slides below 33 dollars a barrel
Oil slid below 33 dollars a barrel on Thursday as a result of rising US energy stockpile and China’s weakening currency. Benchmark Brent fell 4.7