The International Air Transport Association has released research suggesting a challenging environment for airlines, including lower passenger yields and an increase in operating costs.
French National Front leader Marine Le Pen has surged ahead in a key poll as attention turns to the presidential election later this year in the country.
State-owned RBS might book a charge for expected litigation charges stemming from the US Department of Justice´s probe into its role in that country´s sub-prime mortgage meltdown which ensued during the last financial crisis as soon as in its fourth quarter eanings statements.
The European Central Bank decided to keep key interest rates and the asset purchase programme unchanged on Thursday.
A key gauge of the short-term health of the US labour market continued to improve during the latest week.
Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has said that the middle classes of the global economy are close to crisis.
The CEO of Pfizer, one of the largest pharmaceutical firms in the United States, has said that the best way to make drug prices in the country more competitive is by initially increasing them.
Inflation in the 19 countries that share the euro rose as expected in December, according to final data released by Eurostat on Wednesday.