21 October 2014 Last updated at 19:14 ET

Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba saleYahoo logo on sign at headquarters

Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.


McDonald's burger and Coke drinkMcDonald's and Coke see profits fall

McDonald's and Coca Cola post profits down sharply in the three months to the end of September, with both seeing sales under pressure in the US.

Christophe de Margerie'Negligence' behind Total boss death

Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the boss of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.

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Osborne cleared of interference in Co-op bank shambles

Treasury Select Committee draft report says government did not put undue pressure on Lloyds to seal takeover deal

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Dow Jones 16614.81 Up 215.14 1.31%
Nasdaq 4419.48 Up 103.40 2.40%
S&P 500 1941.28 Up 37.27 1.96%
FTSE 100 6372.33 Up 105.26 1.68%
Dax 8886.96 Up 169.20 1.94%
BBC Global 30 7293.92 Up 17.05 0.23%

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