Standard Chartered matched an eighth straight gain for the London market on Friday as confidence grew that the bank can avoid a cash call.
NEW YORK Major world stock markets were poised for their biggest weekly advance since 2011 on Friday, as greater investor appetite for riskier assets propelled gains in equities and a surge in commodities and crude oil prices.
LIMA The Group of 20 major economies have endorsed a package of measures to tackle corporate tax avoidance, but questions remain about whether countries will follow through on the plans or leave loopholes multinationals can exploit.
LONDON—The U.K. takeover rules are tripping up yet another foreign company in the heat of battle. On Wednesday, Carlos Brito, the chief executive of Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, ran afoul of the U.K.
Airbus has filed a patent with the European Patent Office on split-level airline seating that would see passengers stacked bunk-bed-style, with seats reclining on both levels.