LONDON - The euro reached a five-year peak against the yen and a six-week high against the dollar on Tuesday, as focus intensified on the dwindling level of spare cash in the euro zone's banking system and the ECB's apparent lack of concern.
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LONDON - The trial on corruption charges of businessman Victor Dahdaleh came to an abrupt halt on Tuesday when counsel for the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) told a London court there was no longer a realistic prospect of a conviction.
SINGAPORE - An ambitious trade pact between a dozen countries around the Pacific Rim will not be finalized this year as hoped, with no agreement on thorny issues like intellectual property, agricultural tariffs and state-owned enterprises.
LONDON - Commercial jet buyers are set to turn to rapidly-expanding capital markets for more financing in 2014, as the value of jet sales rises by about 7.7 percent to $112 billion, Boeing Co forecast on Tuesday.
ROME - The board of Telecom Italia is not considering any plan to break up the company's Brazilian wireless unit TIM Participacoes, CEO Marco Patuano said on Tuesday.
Reuters charts the dearth of female directors at venture-funded startups compared to public companies.