Friday 21:15 BST. US stocks inched to fresh record highs and the euro hit its lowest level against the dollar in nearly a year as speculation about further policy easing in the eurozone helped offset persistent concerns about the situation in Ukraine.
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny is in Brussels today for a special meeting of the European Council to discuss international developments in Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is set to start formally pitching its New York initial public offering to investors in the week of Sept.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (A:US)'s $3 billion of financing for Burger King Worldwide Inc. (BKW:US)'s planned takeover of Tim Hortons Inc. (THI) gives billionaire Warren Buffett the option to buy a 1.75 percent stake in the combined company.
The US stocks closed August at a strong note on Friday (August 29), with the S&P 500 setting a new record by posting a modest gain on closing day of the month amid the rising crisis in Ukraine and overseas concerns helped extend a rally.