Deals company Groupon yesterday announced that it had beat estimates on its third-quarter earnings, reporting a profit of three cents a share on $757.1m (£473m) in revenue for the period ended 30 September.
Confidence in the Eurozone edged up slightly in October after four months of not growing.
The Economic Sentiment Indicator published by the European Commission yesterday picked up by 0.8 points to 100.7.
Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest electronics manufacturer by sales, posted disappointing third-quarter results yesterday showing profits down 60.1 per cent to 4.1 trillion won (£2.4bn) in the three months to the end of September.
US BROADBAND titan Time Warner Cable lost more video subscribers than analysts had expected in the third quarter as more customers opted for internet streaming services offered by rivals such as Netflix.
US STOCKS rose yesterday, boosted by a strong reading on quarterly economic growth and by another round of upbeat earnings reports including Visa, which accounted for nearly 140 points in the Dow industrials.
Crash test dummies briefly became an object of fascination in the 90s, when they were the subject of a cartoon - but since then they've pretty much been going about their daily business, being slammed into walls to show manufacturers how the human
He's fought Sauron and Professor Xavier, waited for Godot and offered his kingdom for a horse, but it is Sir Ian McKellen's work as a gay rights activist that saw him receive the Freedom of the City of London at Guildhall today.
Samsung, the world's largest electronics manufacturer by sales, posted disappointing third-quarter figures showing profits fell 60.1 per cent to 4.1tn won (£2.4bn) in the three months to the end of September.
Investors saw BT's decision to spend £2bn on securing exclusive rights to Premier League and Champions League games for its new sports channels as a gamble, but it looks as thought it might have paid off.
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen persuaded two hawkish colleagues to join her pledge yesterday to keep interest rates low for a “considerable time”, winning them over by sounding an optimistic tone on the US job market and inflation.
The United Kingdom has become an easier place to do business over the past year with reforms to tax registration and reducing corporate income tax, moving it from tenth to eighth in the World Bank’s annual Doing Business survey.
Last year’s two NFL games at Wembley brought an extra £32m to London, according to research from Deloitte, a figure that could rise to £58m by 2016. And the value that a full-time London team could bring to the capital? £102m.