LONDON (Reuters) - The FTSE 100 was heading for its best quarterly gain in two years as it held steady on Tuesday, underpinned by a rally in Kingfisher after its trading update.
The FINANCIAL -- On March 30, the Bank of England is publishing the scenario for the 2015 stress test, which will be applied to the largest UK banks and building societies.
Car maker Honda is to invest �200m in its UK plant - a year after it cut hundreds of jobs due to falling sales. The Japanese firm said its factory in Swindon, Wiltshire, will become the "global hub" for its new five-door Civic model.
Consumer confidence in the UK is at its highest level for almost 13 years, according to the latest survey by consumer research group GfK.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone consumer prices eased year-on-year in March as expected, data showed on Tuesday, but the decline was small, indicating price declines bottomed out already in January and could start rising again soon.