The Securities and Exchange Commission gave final approval to a regulation requiring auditors to tell investors more about what they learned when auditing a company's books.
Novartis shares traded slightly lower this morning despite the company reporting a good set of third-quarter results.
BrightHouse, the rent-to-own provider said it would provide £14.8m in redress to about 249,000 customers after consultation with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
Italy's biggest bank released its third-quarter results on Tuesday - more than two weeks earlier than scheduled - after sending them to investors and analysts overnight by mistake
The US dollar weakened overnight as uncertainty washed about over US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen
Bithumb, which claims to be the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, says Bitcoin is poised to reach nearly $7,000. Trading prices have already reached $6,100 per coin.
Netflix is to raise $1.6bn (£1.2bn) through an institutional bond issue. It said the money might pay for “content acquisitions, production and development, capital expenditures, investments, working capital and potential acquisitions and strategic transactions”.
The euro area government deficit to GDP ratio fell from 2.1% in 2015 to 1.5% in 2016, and in the EU28 from 2.4% to 1.7%. The euro area GDP ratio fell from 89.9% (2015) to 88.9% (2016), and in the EU28 from 84.5% to 83.2%, according to EU statistics body Eurostat.
Johnstone Press' share price fell precipitously to 11% in afternoon trading after news that activist investor, Custos Group, failed in its weekend attempt to oust the company's management.