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Shares in Metro Bank traded lower on Wednesday morning despite the bank delivering deposit growth of 1 billion pounds in the first quarter.
Credit Suisse has just reported first quarter earnings which show Switzerland's second-largest bank beating expectations.
France's CAC index spiked to a nine-year high on Monday after Macron's first round victory in the French presidential elections.
House prices in London have slipped by 1.5 percent over the past year, according to Rightmove in the worst annual fall since 2009.
Britain's Jimmy Choo has invited potential buyers to step forward as part of a strategic review launched by the luxury retailer on Monday.
Italy and Greece are the key problems facing the euro zone, according to Axel Weber, the chairman of Swiss bank UBS.
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will face one another in the final round of the French presidential election on May 7, according to exit polls released at 8:00 p.m. local time.
The far-right's Marine Le Pen has warned that France's "survival is at stake" shortly after round one of the presidential election.
Using analytics tool Kensho, CNBC looked at how stock indexes have historically performed following the first round of French elections.
A bright spot amid steady results was Sky's announcement of a $250 million tie-up with U.S. cable network HBO to produce content until 2020.
Brand Union's Terry Tyrrell talks to Marketing Media Money about what makes a brand and whether brand cultures can scupper mergers and takeovers.
Marketing Media Money talks to Saddington Baynes about how neuroscience was used to enhance visual imagery in its recent Honda campaign.
McDonald's aimed for a modern and functional look but people are comparing the uniforms to the bad guys in 'Star Wars'
CNBC looks at how the computer systems in F1 cars have made their way into regular vehicles.
FIA President Jean Todt discusses his start with the Ferarri team and the current problems facing F1.
F1 experts discuss whether the quieter engine sounds are making the sport less attractive.
Lindsey Bell of CFRA Research says stock gains for companies that are beating earnings forecasts are being limited by politics and macro issues.
RBC’s chief U.S. market strategist Jonathan Golub says earnings and a better economy are fueling the rally on Wall Street.
Shares of U.S. Steel plunged after the firm posted a surprise loss.