Three months after Comcast announced its $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable last year, rival AT&T announced a $48 billion takeover of DirecTV.
European Central Bank officials will debate tighter rules for the liquidity that Greek lenders rely on for survival, two people familiar with the matter said, a move that underscores the fragility of the country's financial system.
On April 30, Tesla CEO Elon Musk issued a ballyhooed announcement that the company will sell two battery storage systems that he believes will disrupt the energy industry.
The UK construction industry grew at its slowest pace in nearly two years during April, a closely watched survey has indicated. The CIPS/Markit Construction Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 54.2 in April from 57.8 a month earlier.
Investors pushed UK 10-year yields above 2 per cent on Wednesday for the first time since December as a global bond sell-off heightens market anxiety ahead of a highly uncertain election.