MILAN The UK's top share index steadied in morning trade on Tuesday, weighed down by losses among tobacco stocks, although investors took in their stride Washington's decision to go ahead with 10 percent tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods.
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BRIGHTON, England Hardline Brexit campaigners are forcing the country into an economic mess to enjoy the "erotic spasm" of leaving the European Union, the leader of Britain's Liberal Democrats will say on Tuesday.
Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, and a number of U.S. banks on Tuesday agreed to pay $6.2 billion (4.7 billion pounds) to settle a long-running lawsuit brought by merchants over the fees they pay when they accept card payments.
MADRID Spain's High Court on Tuesday rejected a second extradition request from Switzerland against Herve Falciani for leaking details of thousands of clients of HSBC's private bank.
LONDON German carmaker BMW said it will move the annual maintenance shutdown period for its British Mini plant to just after Britain is due to leave the European Union in April, in case there is no Brexit deal.
BERLIN German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday that the European Union needed to take the final steps towards creating a banking union so that large European banks could develop.
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