The Ibex 35 is the domestic and international benchmark for the Spanish stock market and measures the share prices of the country’s 35 largest companies by market capitalisation.
The European Commission said new global banking rules agreed on Thursday will be applied in the European Union taking into account “specificities” of the bloc’s banking sector and making full use of the agreed phase-in period until the end of 2026.
British bank Barclays has slid down the rankings in arranging European government bond sales as new regulations and Brexit uncertainty cause upheaval in the sector.
Drug developer Sage Therapeutics Inc’s shares soared as much as 85% to a record high on Thursday after its experimental drug to reduce the symptoms of depression succeeded in a mid-stage trial.
Shares in Lending Club dropped by more than 21% after the company announced it expected revenues next year of between $680m-$705m, shy of analyst estimates of between $715.4m and $719m.
Oil edged higher on Thursday, regaining ground from sharp losses the previous day brought on by an unexpectedly large rise in U.S. stocks of refined fuels.
A Sears Holdings Corp investor on Thursday asked the struggling retailer to consider options including going private and investigate what it called an “unusually high volume” of short-selling in the company’s shares.
Shareholder advisory firm Glass Lewis has recommended LSE shareholders vote against a resolution by activist hedge fund TCI calling for the immediate removal of chairman Donald Brydon, it said on Thursday.
Bitcoin’s relentless rise continued on Thursday, shooting past the $15,000 mark and adding to fears of a dangerous market bubble.
Lululemon Athletica shares were up 9.1% in Thursday premarket trading after the athletic company reported a higher-than-expected profit for the third quarter ended October 29, 2017.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting a rapid tightening of the labour market.
Entellus Medical announced on Thursday a definitive merger agreement by which Stryker Corporation will acquire Entellus in an all cash transaction for $24.00 per share, or an equity value of approximately $662m.
Lloyds Banking Group said it has sold its London headquarters to a Chinese property investment company for an undisclosed price.
US unit labour costs were much weaker than initially thought, declining both in the second and third quarters of this year, suggesting that inflation could remain benign for a while.
US health insurer UnitedHealth Group on Wednesday announced a $4.9bn deal to buy a unit of DaVita Inc, looking to bolster its primary and urgent care services.