Shire, the UK rare disease drug maker, has revealed that it has made an approach to merge with its US rival Baxalta in a $30bn (�19.2bn) deal.
Shares in Standard Life fell by as much as 3% on Tuesday morning after a drop in annuity business dampened profits for the insurer and asset manager.
Just Eat, which handles online orders for takeaways, has reported a 57% rise in its profit after tax for the first six months of the year.
London: Tata Steel has completed the move of incorporating its Long Products Europe (LPE) division into a new standalone wholly-owned subsidiary within its European operations to create a sustainable future.
Fear of becoming too heavily reliant on U.S. tech giants Apple and Google accelerated the decision of Germany's biggest carmakers to buy Nokia's HERE mapping unit, analysts told CNBC.