European bonds rose, pushing yields to record lows, as economic data boosted speculation policy makers will increase stimulus. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was little changed after closing above 2,000 for the first time.
Burger King says its merger with Canadian donut-and-coffee chain Tim Hortons is about growth, not tax rates. In fact, Burger King's CEO said he doesn't expect the merger to produce "meaningful" tax savings.
PARIS (Reuters) - IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been put under formal investigation by French magistrates for negligence in a political fraud affair dating from 2008 when she was finance minister.
The slowdown in the mortgage industry across the country over recent years is no secret, with some of the country's biggest banks reporting a sizable decline in top-line figures since late 2012 owing to lower mortgage revenues.
Arch Venture Partners has joined a lineup of top venture groups which has been making hay while the market sun shines on biotech IPOs.