Friday saw markets waking up to terror attacks in Barcelona which left 14 people dead and around 100 injured.
The US was identified by the government as providing significant opportunities for a trade deal post-Brexit where food and drink was concerned, said the Food and Drink Federation.
White House chief of staff John Kelly's decision regarding Steve Bannon's future with the administration is reportedly imminent.
Bookmakers Paddy Power has cut its odds on US President Donald Trump to resign to evens after a controversial week for the former reality television star.
Better expectations for the economy overall and for personal financial prospects saw US consumer confidence rise in August, the results of a widely-followed survey showed.
A terrorist attack claimed the lives 13 people in Barcelona after a van speed through the busy central street of Las Ramblas on Thursday thoroughfare, with a second attack in the seaside town of Cambrils ending with death of five assailants.
BHP Billiton has approved a $2. 546n investment to extend the Spence copper mine life in Chile by at least 50 years.
After reinstating a value-added tax (VAT) on imports by mining companies in mid-2016, The Democratic Republic of Congo has again suspended the duty.
US industrial production continued expanding in July as increased energy and utilities output offset a decline in manufacturing.