(Bloomberg) -- U.K. government bonds rose, pushing 10- and 30-year rates down to records this week, as investors sought higher-yielding alternatives to euro-area debt and on speculation Bank of England borrowing costs will stay subdued.
Europe's central bankers are taking a page out of the Federal Reserve's playbook, said Matt O'Brien at The Washington Post.
Jeroen Dijsselbloem, (L) head of the euro zone finance ministers' group, and Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis shake hands after their common press conference at the ministry in Athens January 30, 2015.
Though Google's GOOG, +4.53% fourth-quarter earnings Thursday fell short of expectations, analysts are largely staying the course due to their expectations of future growth in new areas and a �shareholder- friendly� earnings call.
Gary Lineker has denied reports he has been handed a �1.3million bill over funds tied up in an alleged tax avoidance scheme. The MotD host, 54, has been given a 90-day deadline by HM Revenue and Customs to repay the cash, according to The Sun.