European shares fell as investors eyed political developments in Italy and continued fiscal weakness in Spain. In the UK, bank shares reacted broadly positive to a Bank of England report which urged the biggest UK lenders to raise as much as £25bn in new capital.
The bank said it is still in the process of selling off its Africa business.
Yong joining the board signal's increasing control of a younger generation of the Lee family.
Snapchat is still seen as attractive to investors despite limited profitability.
The £2.7bn merger between Ladbrokes and Gala Coral will create Britain's biggest high street bookmaker.
Roberto Azevedo says the UK will not suffer a trade seizure during or after its exit talk with the European Union.
Pound climbs back above $1.22, but UBS warns it could tumble as low as $1.10 if Brexit worries persist.
Top flight shares see almost £25bn wiped off value after bank writedowns and weak mining production updates.
Brent, WTI futures extend declines on Iraq's demand for exemption from Opec's proposed production ceiling.
Resolution Foundation warns deteriorating economic outlook will hit Britain's finance over the next five years.
This is said to be over mishandling customer complaints and non-delivery of services to pay-as-you-go clients.
Upmarket stores are jam-packed with wealthy visitors enjoying bargains galore.
Industrial sector leads the rebound, while demand for offices and retail space remains flat.