European Commission (EC) president Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday called on partners to put "egos" aside and return to the negotiation table to avoid a "Grexit" in light of the Greek "No" vote in Sunday's bailout referendum, Efe news agency reported.
Euro-area government bonds advanced before a key meeting of regional leaders on Greece's funding position amid speculation fixed-income markets would remain supported regardless of the talks' outcome.
David Cameron does not support proposals for a temporary price cap on energy tariffs, his spokesman has said, after the competition watchdog said the plan would lead to cheaper bills for 70 per cent of households.
High street giant Marks & Spencer posted a drop in quarterly clothing sales, after a colder May impacted demand for its spring and summer collections.
LONDON Britain's top equity index edged lower on Tuesday, with Rolls-Royce (RR.L) falling for a second straight session after an earlier profit downgrade while weak metals prices weighed on mining shares.