Amazon is attempting to challenge Sky, Virgin Media and BT by adding pay-TV channels to its streaming service. The online giant will offer individual subscriptions to more than 40 channels through a new venture called Amazon Channels.
Profits have fallen at Nationwide after the building society sought to protect savers from the impact of last year's interest rate cut.
Legal action brought by 9,000 investors who are seeking compensation from Royal Bank of Scotland after losing money on shares has been adjourned for 24 hours.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 was 0.28 percent higher with most sectors and major bourses moving in positive territory. This followed economic data showing the euro zone keeping up a strong growth rate.
Investors waking up from a deep sleep since the start of the year would have a job recognising the shared currency. When 2016 ended, the single currency was riddled with political risk, held back by low inflation and seemingly endless quantitative ...