A ticker shows Japanese stocks taking another nosedive on Wednesday, falling below the 16,000 line to a roughly 15-month intraday low.
Tullow Oil, the Irish oil and gas explorer, has posted a full year loss of $1bn (€886m) for 2015 as revenues in the firm plummeted by 27pc off the back of falling oil prices.
The UK financial regulator has fined the boss of the so-called London Whale at JPMorgan Chase nearly �800,000 over the $6bn mismarking episode, but Achilles Macris is continuing to press another part of his legal battle against the watchdog.
Sales growth at Greene King, the UK pubs company and brewer, has picked up after a strong performance over Christmas, as Britons continue to see pubs increasingly as lunch and dinner destinations rather than a place to down a few pints and eat some ...
Banking shares have come under pressure this week as investors express fears that the sector will be badly hit by a global economic downturn.