LONDON The euro hovered near seven-month lows against the dollar and lost ground against the yen on Thursday as investors bet against it, expecting the European Central Bank to ease monetary policy again next week.
HELSINKI - Consumer electronics company Bang & Olufsen says it's in talks over a potential takeover bid, sending its shares surging more than 30 percent.
... * Fine relates to 1.9 bln stg transaction for rich clients. * FCA declines to name clients involved in transaction. * Bank kept documents in safe to avoid electronic storage.
Pfizer's record-setting proposed purchase of Allergan for about $160 billion will not only be the biggest health-care sector deal ever, it will also be one of the largest tax inversions in recent history.
TOKYO—Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday he would increase spending on social programs and raise the minimum wage as he tries to jump-start the flagging economy ahead of an election next summer.