Jony Ive, the British designer held up as the leading force behind Apple's innovative design language, is to take a new role at the company.
Charter Communications Inc. agreed to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for about $55 billion in cash and stock, scooping up the cable provider after getting last-minute competition from French billionaire Patrick Drahi.
A U.K. regulator fined the former chief executive officer of the defunct Keydata Investment Services Ltd. 75 million-pounds ($116 million), in a massive penalty that outstrips some issued over the Libor scandal.
Retail sales are "bounding ahead", with growth accelerating strongly in the year to May, the CBI has said. The employers' organisation said growth in the volume of retail sales and orders exceeded expectations.
The euro hit a one-month low against the dollar Tuesday as fears lingered about the Greek debt situation, while the dollar hit a fresh two-month high against the yen.