... * FTSEurofirst 300 up 1.3 pct, tracks Wall St rally. * Putin will hold press conference at 0900 GMT. * Greek stocks dip in early trade.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia's economy would rebound after the ruble's collapse against the dollar but warned that it could take two years for the country to emerge from crisis.
ALBANY, NY/NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday.
The shares of FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) fell nearly five percent after the company announced lower-than-expected second quarter 2015 financial results.
Uber is ramping up driver background checks and other security measures worldwide after the smartphone-focused car-sharing service was banned in New Delhi following the alleged rape of a passenger.