European stocks fell for a third consecutive session as investors mark down commodity prices around the world amid slower-than-expected growth in China and a surprise slump in German investor confidence.
Mastercard chief heralds 'unprecedented' surge in 'tap and pay' technology, saying technology is cheaper.
European Council President Donald Tusk will phone Canadian PM Justin Trudeau tonight.
CBI figures show domestic demand grows slowly as businesses warn of skilled labour shortage.
BHS International will launch in 10 new countries to expand its international business.
Shares tread water on a day light on economic and corporate news.
Dollar hits year-to-date-high against the Chinese yuan, but slips back against the euro.
Standard Life too lifted a similar temporary suspension last month.
If swap rates continue to rise and mortgage providers decide to pass on the increase, then housing finance will tighten.
Japanese exports fell 6.9% in September, better than a Reuters forecast of a 10.4% decline.
Firm to close sharing economy bond even though a tribunal ruling could shake up employment rights in the sector.
Brent, WTI futures slide on reports Iraq is demanding exemption from proposed production ceiling on financial grounds.
Both Ryanair and easyJet have issued profit warnings since the collapse of the pound.