Regulatory authorities have a patchy record when it comes to being in tune with the markets. But the dissonance between those involved in Friday night's stress tests on the European banking system and investors' view of the banks is painful.
The �79bn takeover of SABMiller by AB InBev could be blocked by as few as 15pc of the FTSE 100 brewer's shareholders, after its board agreed to give public investors their own vote on the controversial deal.
shoppers in England are set to take home six billion fewer single-use plastic bags this year as a result of the 5p charge, early figures suggest.
The boss of French energy giant EDF has said he understands the Government wanting more time to consider plans for a new nuclear power station.
British Airways-owner International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) said strikes, terrorism and sterling's post-Brexit plunge have combined to hurt profits, prompting the airline company to cut its forecasts and plans to grow capacity.