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UKGDP-082616.jpg The U.K. economy logged faster growth in the second quarter as robust consumer spending and investment cushioned the region against the impact of the severe political and economic uncertainty in the run-up to the EU referendum. Gross domestic product grew 0.6 percent sequentially after rising 0.4 percent in the first quarter.

Asian-Markets2_26Aug16.jpg Stock futures point to a flat open on Friday as investors eagerly await a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen at the Kansas City Fed's policy conference later today. Investors are looking for hints at the potential for a rate rise later this year against the backdrop of improving U.S. data,...

Mylan-EpiPen-082516.jpg In response to growing public outrage over Mylan's implementation of sharp prices increases for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, the drugmaker said Thursday that it would lower the costs of the life-saving treatment for some patients.

AsianMarkets-011615_25Aug16.jpg The major European markets are trading lower by early afternoon trading on Thursday, although they have come off their early lows. Risk off mood prevails as traders await Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech at the annual Jackson Hole symposium on Friday.

loopup-IPO-082416.jpg LoopUp Group, a UK-based startup that provides software technology for conference calls and remote meetings, on Wednesday became the first technology company to float shares on the London Stock Exchange since Britain's decision to leave the European Union. LoopUP raised £8.5 million by selling shares...

stock-market-8_24Aug16.jpg European stocks rose for a third straight session Wednesday, as investors took weak German GDP data in their stride and looked ahead to Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech on Friday for clues on the path of U.S. interest-rate increases. U.K. stocks have underperformed the broader European markets as Glencore...

GLEN-082416.jpg Shares of Glencore International Plc. declined around 6 percent in London trading after the Commodities trader reported Wednesday wider pre-tax loss in its first half with weak revenues, amid lower commodity prices. Attributable net loss, however, narrowed from last year.

WPP-082416.jpg Shares of WPP Group Plc. were gaining around 6 percent in the morning trading on London after the advertising giant reported Wednesday positive current trading and expectations for increased results. This was after reporting higher headline profit and increased revenues in its first half, even as reported profit declined from last year. The company also announced a significant dividend growth.

Asian-Markets2_24Aug16.jpg European shares are set to open slightly lower on Wednesday amid lack of fresh triggers as investors look to Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech on Friday for clarity on the likely trajectory of interest rates in the world's largest economy. The dollar edged higher against rivals but remained essentially...

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