HSBC has reported pre-tax profit of $17.2bn for 2017, compared with $7.1bn the year before but below the $19.7bn expected by analysts.
Deutsche Bank is reported to be making around 500 employees redundant from its investment banking operation.
Mid-afternoon there was a number of chunky FTSE 100 share price falls
KFC has closed around 750 out of its 900 strong UK outlets owing to supply issues that meant it ran out of chicken.
Electric guitar maker Gibson – beloved of rock musicians the world over – is facing bankruptcy, according to reports.
Consumer goods producer Reckitt Benckiser was the worst performer on the FTSE 100 on Monday after the company reported flat like-for-like revenue growth in 2017
Corporate dividend payments reached a new high in 2017 thanks to the robust global economic recovery and rising business confidence
Global mining group Anglo American announced its Johannesburg-listed platinum division would reintroduce a cash dividend following its full-year earnings as it reduced net debt and increased return on capital
The part-finish of the Asian holiday break released some strong performances earlier
US update: Stocks stutter on Mueller indictment, trade shield for steel mulled by White House, dollar firms
The markets closed higher Friday but pared gains after news that Special Counsel, Robert Mueller, handed down indictments to 13 Russians and three companies he said conspired to meddle in US elections.