Wall Street trading began on a mixed note on Tuesday following some key second-quarter bank earnings.
A top International Monetary Fund official warned central banks that they should stand ready to help should economic growth slow even more rapidly.
JP Morgan Chase beat analysts' expectations with its latest quarterly earnings, helped by an income tax benefit that boosted its results by $768m.
Sentiment among US housebuilders improved a touch in July, according to data released on Tuesday.
Levels of industrial activity in the US were unchanged last month, despite a sharp jump in auto production, held back in part by a large in drop in utilities' output.
US retail sales volumes grew a tad more quickly than expected last month, boosted by sales of automobiles and food and beverage stores.
Goldman Sachs cheered Wall Street on Tuesday after its second-quarter numbers beat analyst expectations.
In a new attempt at boosting sales, Tesla has dropped the standard-range variants of its Model X and Model S from its product lineup and lowered prices across its range.
Ryanair updated its projections for capacity growth in the winter of 2019 and the summer of 2020 following delays in deliveries of its new Boeing 737 Max jets.
US stocks looked set for a flat open on Tuesday after finishing in the green in the previous session and ahead of some key second-quarter bank earnings.
The eurozone’s trade surplus with the rest of the world widened in May, official data published on Tuesday showed.
Markets in Asia finished in a mixed state, as investors digested freshly-released minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia which suggested the central bank was willing to adjust interest rates if economic conditions required it.
German investor sentiment deteriorated in July amid the ongoing trade spat between the US and China, according to the latest survey from the ZEW Center for European Economic Research in Mannheim.
A Boeing Max 737 delivered to Ryanair has had the model’s name changed on delivery which could mean the manufacturer and airlines will rebrand the controversial model.
Stocks on Wall Street opened broadly flat on Monday after surging to new highs during the previous week after Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell hinted that an interest rate cut could be on the horizon.
A post-Brexit trade deal with the US would take longer than people expected due to the crossover of federal and state jurisdictions and the upcoming presidential election, said International Trade Secretary Liam Fox.
US banking group Citi reported second-quarter earnings ahead of analyst expectations on Monday, despite a fall in investment banking revenues.
Factory sector activity in the New York area picked up a tad more quickly than expected in July, following a sharp drop during the previous month, according to the results of a closely-followed survey.
Circor shares slumped on Monday after Crane Co said it would not extend its offer for the US flow control technology company if there is no "substantive engagement" this week.
Foreign ministers from France, Germany and the UK were meeting in Brussels on Monday in an attempt to save the Iran nuclear deal.