BRUSSELS - The European Commission on Tuesday warned Ireland that the country had granted Apple tax advantages that could amount to illegal state aid.
LONDON (Reuters) - A new trough in euro zone inflation pushed the euro to a two-year low on Tuesday, leaving the dollar on course for its biggest quarterly gain in six years and world stocks facing their largest drop since the peak of the euro crisis.
... * UK economy grows 0.9 percent in Q2 - ONS. * Figures based on new method of calculating data. * Recovery since crisis stronger than thought.
BEIJING--China's central bank said Tuesday it would ease lending rules for banks to allow more home buyers to qualify for cheaper mortgages as part of its efforts to boost the country's sagging housing market.
There were two big developments last week that seemed unrelated but are really part of the same big story of how finance is changing.