The pound fell against other major currencies after figures showed that the pace of UK inflation slowed more than expected in April.
Jamie Dimon has won a clear victory over shareholder activists looking to strip him of his chairmanship of JPMorgan Chase but investors used the bank's annual meeting to deliver a big protest vote against three of its directors.
LONDON�Burberry Group PLC showed further signs of recovery following a midyear profit warning, as it reported a rise in full-year revenue on Tuesday.
The boss of G4S will walk away with more than �16 million in cash, shares and pension benefits after being dismissed for failing to put the company back on track after last year's Olympic Games security fiasco.
Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) plans to retain a a 2.1 billion-pound ($3.19 billion) dividend from U.S. venture Verizon Wireless rather than returning it to shareholders as it reported the first full-year revenue decline since 2005.