Japan’s benchmark Nikkei index edged up to a new 15-year high as the yen weakened, with investors shrugging off a raft of mostly disappointing economic figures.
Lloyds Banking Group confirms that it will resume paying dividends to shareholders for the first time since the financial crisis in 2008.
Companies wanting to run rail franchises in the north of England must scrap Pacer trains, the Department of Transport confirms.
Ed Miliband is to say university tuition fees have been a “disaster” and will set out Labour’s plans to cut them by a third.
German MPs are debating ahead of a vote to extend financial aid to Greece by another four months, following clashes on the streets of Athens.
British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) reports a big jump in profits for 2014 and raises its profit forecast for this year.
MPs say Chancellor George Osborne’s claim to have “halved” the UK’s £1.7bn EU budget surcharge last year is “not supported by the facts”.
One of the world’s biggest listed winemakers, Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has returned to profit in the six months to December.
AirAsia, one of Asia’s most successful carriers, has posted its first net loss in two years, citing currency exchange losses and higher taxes.