JP Morgan upgraded Royal Dutch Shell shares to 'overweight; and increased its price target on the oil company as it took a positive view of the UK oil sector.
Private sector employment in the US rose less than expected in November, according to the latest figures from the ADP.
The market spotlight will shift towards the other side of the Pacific on Wednesday, as consultancy ADP publishes its private sector payrolls survey for November.
Bayer AG raised $1. 6bn on Monday after it sold most of its stake in Elanco Animal Health in an attempt to cover legal bills over the weedkiller Roundup.
Royal Dutch Shell to face a Dutch court on Tuesday on a case brought forward by environmentalists demanding a reduction in oil companies' involvement with fossil fuels.
Iran gave preliminary approval to a draft legislation that could potentially end inspections of nuclear sites by the start of 2021.
The Chinese manufacturing sector has hit a 10-year high, a private sector survey showed on Tuesday, as the economy continued to rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The British billionaire brothers behind the £6. 8bn takeover of supermarket chain Asda are poised to swoop on coffee chain Caffe Nero, it was reported on Monday.
London has suffered the biggest fall in job opportunities among Europe’s biggest cities, according to a report by Indeed that showed the effect of Covid-19 on capitals across the region.
China’s manufacturing sector expanded at the fastest rate in more than three years in November, official data showed on Monday, as the country’s economy continued to rebound from the impact of Covid-19.
Goldman Sachs has been given the mandate to sell Spanish lender Banco Sabadell's UK unit, TSB.
A top European Central Bank official said state aid rules should be eased and bank deposits protected to help lenders through the Covid-19 pandemic.
Germany is to push for ski resorts across Europe to stay closed until January, it was reported on Thursday.
German consumer sentiment is forecast to tumble in December after lockdown measures introduced to tackle a resurgence in Covid-19 cases dented confidence.
Royal Dutch Shell’s female employees in Britain earned 18% less on average than their male colleagues in 2020, a pay gap that has narrowed since 2019.
The president of the European commission said she could not predict whether the EU would strike a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK with little more than a month until the deadline.
First time unemployment claims in the US registered a moderate and unexpected rise last week.
Odey Asset Management has accused Rio Tinto of destroying value through lack of action over problems at Turquoise Hill, through which Rio Tinto owns a giant copper mine in Mongolia.
Airlines could lose a total $157bn this year and next, the International Air Transport Association warned on Tuesday.
Barclays upgraded Meggitt and Senior on Tuesday as it took a look at the European aerospace and defence sector.
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