European shares bounded ahead at the start of the week with the German Dax breaking out to a new record high in the process partly in anticipation of fresh fiscal stimulus in the US.
Two-thirds of the world's rainforests have been degraded or destroyed by humans, revealed the latest report by Rainforest Foundation Norway.
American Airlines said it was planning to issue $5bn in bonds and seek a $2. 5bn term loan backed by its frequent flyer program to pay back a government loan and other debts.
PayPal has agreed to buy Tel Aviv-based Curv, a provider of cloud-based infrastructure for digital asset security, for an undisclosed sum.
Apollo Global Management has agreed to merge with Athene Holding in a deal that will turn the US alternative asset manager into a conglomerate with businesses ranging from private equity to life insurance.
Shares in Bavarian Nordic surged at the start following the release of positive pre-clinical trial data for its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, ABNCoV2.
The high likelihood that Democrats in the US Senate will get their $1. 9trn fiscal stimulus proposal through the US Congress has seen economists revise their forecasts for economic growth in 2021 sharply higher.
Investor confidence is continuing to grow in the Eurozone, research published on Monday confirmed, boosted by the worldwide rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine.
DuPont has agreed to buy Laird Performance Materials from private equity firm Advent International for $2. 3bn in cash.
The European Union and the United States have concluded negotiations to implement the EU's agricultural quotas under World Trade Organization rules following the UK’s exit from the bloc.
Panasonic Corp is set to buy US software firm Blue Yonder for $6. 45bn in its biggest acquisition deal since 2011, Nikkei reported on Monday.
Hong Kong’s fintech unicorn company WebLab has raised $75m in its latest funding round which was led by Allianz X.
Wall Street futures were in the red ahead of the bell on Monday despite the US Senate passing Joe Biden's $1. 9trn Covid relief bill.
German industrial production unexpectedly fell in January, according to figures released on Monday by Destatis.
Crude oil futures sprang higher at the start of the week following an attack on Saudi Arabia's largest crude terminal at Ras Tanura.
Wall Street rallied hard following the release of a better-than-expected jobs reports that left analysts predicting that the US jobs market had put in a bottom.
European shares slipped at the end of the week dragged down by Travel and Leisure names, amid mounting Covid-19 case counts in many countries, especially in Eastern Europe and Italy.
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Volkswagen’s namesake brand is planning to accelerate its shift to EVs and to double its European sales by 2030.
America's shortfall in trade with the rest of the world widened at the start of 2020, as import outgrowth continued to outpace overseas sales.