Irish authorities have said they have clinched deals with more than a dozen London-based banks and finance houses to move some of their operations to Dublin in preparation for Brexit.
Markets in the US finished in the red on Thursday, with a number of New York's big tech stocks dragging the benchmarks down.
These were the movements in some of the most closely-followed sovereign bond yields: US: 2.27% (+4bp) UK: 1.25% (+10bp) Germany: 0.45% (+8bp) France: 0.81% (+9bp) Canada: 1.69% (+7bp) Spain: 1.53% (+10bp) Italy: 2.15% (+12bp) Portugal: 3.03% (+5bp) Greece: 5.43% (-6bp) Japan: 0.06% (-0bp) Investors continued to push government bond yields higher, especially on this side of the Pond, with longer-term Gilts underperforming versus their peers from among the G-4 economies.
Capita's chairman, Sir Ian Powell bought some shares in the process solutions outsourcer on 28 June.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond is leading a trade delegation to India this week, the HM Treasury announced on Sunday (April 2).
The euro area unemployment rate dropped to the lowest level in nearly eight years in February, reflecting the ongoing recovery in the labor market.
Shares of Acorda Therapeutics Inc.
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn wants to be granted immunity before testifying in front of the Congressional committees investigating alleged Russian meddling in the presidential election.
McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) announced one of its biggest menu changes on Thursday.
Stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in morning trading on Friday, the last trading day of the first quarter.