... * HSBC sells Brazil unit at higher-than-expected price. * Deal helps Bradesco boost presence in high-end segment. * Bradesco preferred shares fall 4.1 percent.
(Updates throughout). By George Georgiopoulos and Sinead Cruise. ATHENS/LONDON Aug 3 (Reuters) - Greek bank shares were expected to be hit by more losses on Tuesday following a 30 percent plunge on the first day of trading after a five-week stock ...
The Treasury has sold another 1pc stake in Lloyds Banking Group, taking the taxpayers' ownership of the bailed-out bank to just below 14pc.
LONDON Aug 3 Global factory activity remained muted in July and with new orders barely accelerating there is unlikely to be much improvement this month, a business survey showed on Monday.
Puerto Rico defaulted on some of its debt this weekend, pushing the commonwealth formally into default and starting the restructuring process to try and get the US territory's finances back on track.