LONDON Britain's top equity index fell on Tuesday, with banking stocks coming under pressure after regional election results in Spain put euro zone financials on the back foot, and energy shares tracking weaker crude oil prices.
DUBLIN Ryanair (RYA.I) trumpeted the success of its image makeover after soaring passenger numbers helped the Irish airline to post a 66 percent rise in full-year profit.
LONDON The next change to bank capital requirements in Britain is likely to be a tightening rather than a loosening as the economic recovery moves towards a peak, a Bank of England policymaker has said.
Charter Communications Inc. agreed to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for about $55 billion in cash and stock, snapping up the cable provider after getting last-minute competition from French billionaire Patrick Drahi.
... * Spanish stocks impacted by govt's defeat in local election. * Ryanair's shares rise after airline's profits surge.