LONDON - The FTSE rose to a record high on Monday, led by HSBC, despite increasingly volatile moves ahead of next week's election, with opposition Labour policies announced at the weekend hitting housebuilders.
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ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday reshuffled his team handling talks with European and IMF lenders, a move widely seen as an effort to relegate embattled Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis to a less active role in negotiations.
LONDON - Financing constraints mean British private healthcare group Bupa [BUPAI.UL] only has around 200-300 million pounds available for acquisition in 2015, its chief executive said on Monday.
FRANKFURT - Deutsche Bank's biggest strategic overhaul under co-chief executives Anshu Jain and Juergen Fitschen got a thumbs down from investors on Monday who judged it too little too late. | Video
LONDON - Dunnhumby, the customer data business which has been put up for sale by retailer Tesco , said it was free to work with new clients in the United States, in a move which could make it more attractive to potential buyers.
DUBLIN - Permanent tsb (PTSB) has raised 400 million euros (£286.3 million) in a share offer priced at 4.50 euros per share, a source familiar with the transaction said, valuing the first Irish lender to launch a public share sale since the financial crisis at 2 billion euros.
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