People enter a government-run employment office in Madrid in July. A solid summer tourist season drove a clear decrease in the country's unemployment rate in the third quarter, Spain's national statistics bureau said.
Asian shares closed down on Thursday, taking their lead from losses on Wall Street despite positive factory data from China. Japan's Nikkei index closed down 0.4% at 15,138.96 points.
Tesco Plc (TSCO) Chairman Richard Broadbent will leave after the U.K.'s biggest supermarket company said accounting irregularities started before this year and will continue to impact profit in the second half.
image THE HAGUE: Dutch food and cosmetics giant Unilever on Thursday posted a third quarter drop in sales down 2.0 percent, blaming a slowdown in emerging markets, particularly in China.
FILE - The Oct. 11, 2011 file photo shows the logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse in Zurich, Switzerland. Credit Suisse posted a third-quarter profit Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 that is more than double from a year ago, benefiting from cost cutting, brisk business in ...