City banks are still failing to get a grip of key pricing benchmarks such as Libor interest rates, despite paying billions of dollars in fines over their traders' attempts to rig them.
Facebook Inc reported quarterly revenue that beat forecasts but its profit fell 9 percent as the social media company sharply increased spending to boost mobile revenue and future growth.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc, the oil producer buying BG Group Plc for more than $70 billion, said it plans to cut 6,500 jobs this year and reduce capital investment by $7 billion.
The south west of England is the best place to grow old, according to research which places Devon at the top of a best-retirement league table.
High-street retailer Sainsbury's has sold its 281-store pharmacy business to Celesio, the owner of Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd, for �125m (€177m, $195m).