LONDON (Reuters) - A second day of grim German data and expectations for a cut in the International Monetary Fund's growth forecasts spooked European assets on Tuesday, as the recent spell of global financial market volatility continued.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Online retailer Amazon's tax arrangements with Luxembourg are being investigated by European regulators, becoming the latest global company accused of cutting deals with member states to gain an effective subsidy.
LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - BNP Paribas has asked at least three banks to help it clear certain energy transactions in U.S. dollars next year to make sure it can keep its energy trade finance division operating after a ban imposed for violating U.S. sanctions, sources said.
(Reuters) - U.S. and UK regulators are pushing to settle the Deutsche Bank AG Libor case quickly and hope to extract major penalties, although a conclusion is unlikely before 2015, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified sources.
MELBOURNE/LONDON (Reuters) - Rio Tinto has rejected a takeover approach from smaller rival Glencore Plc, snubbing a blockbuster deal that would have created a $160 billion mining and commodities trading giant.