One of Petropavlovsk's leading shareholders has demanded an independent investigation into the company's dealings with its directors and senior managers in the latest stage of the battle over control of the Russian goldminer.
Travel and leisure, and technology issues weighed on Europe's main stockmarket gauges, although a positive start to the US second-quarter corporate reporting season helped to stem losses.
Wall Street stocks open mixed on Tuesday following key earnings reports from some of the US' biggest banks.
The European Union will not expand its list of countries allowed restriction-free travel when officials meet for their bi-weekly review.
US bank Wells Fargo has slashed its dividend after lower interest rates and soaring credit provisions prompted a slide into the red.
Shares of US drug developer Rigel Pharmaceuticals shot higher on news that researchers at Imperial College were set to launch a clinical trial into the use of one of its existing treatments to help patients suffering from mild-to-moderate Covid-19 pneumonia from worsening.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered that all Huawei technology in the UK’s 5G network must be taken down by 2027.
Major US lender Citigroup posted better-than-expected second-quarter earnings on Tuesday as a surge in trading revenues helped offset a slowdown in its banking unit.
JP Morgan Chase & Co reported forecast-beating second-quarter numbers on Tuesday, after heightened market volatility delivered record trading revenues and helped offset a weaker performance in retail banking.
The cost of living in the US increased slightly more quickly than anticipated amid broad gains in prices by categories.
Google pledged to not use users’ health data from fitness tracker company Fitbit to help it target ads in a move designed to help it clinch Brussels's approval for the purchase.
Chinese foreign trade moved up a gear in June, belying a strong domestic economy and overseas.
A stronger-than expected reading for a widely-followed gauge of small business confidence in June was misleading, some economists said.
Wall Street futures had stocks opening higher ahead of the bell on Tuesday ahead of key earnings reports from some of the US' biggest banks.
China is to impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin after the US government gave the green light to a sale of missile parts to Taiwan.
Alphabet is in talks to invest $4bn in Jio Platforms, the digital arm of Indian Reliance Industries, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.
German economic sentiment dipped in July and the assessment of the current situation came in below expectations, the monthly ZEW survey of investors showed.
Britain's economy grew by a lower-than-forecast 1. 8% in May as businesses started to emerge from the coronavirus lockdown, official data revealed, dampening hopes of a sharp rebound.
Stocks in Europe finished the session at their best level in over a month ahead of the start of the second quarter earnings season, even as the single currency continued to bound higher.
Alphabet said on Monday that it will spend around $10bn on equity investments and tie-ups in the up-and-coming Indian market over the next five to seven years.