13h12 French billionaire Vincent Bollore, who stepped down days ago as chairman of media giant Vivendi, is being questioned by police as part of an investigation into allegations of corrupt business practices in Africa, his lawyer said.  Full story
16h32 Germany's 10-year bond yield, the benchmark for the euro zone, rose to a 6-week high on Tuesday after U.S. 10-year borrowing costs hit 3 percent for the first time in four years.  Full story
16h26 Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical has sweetened its $62 billion bid for Shire as it races to agree terms with the drugmaker before a deadline to strike a deal expires on Wednesday.  Full story
16h12 Slovenia's largest insurer Zavarovalnica Triglav said it is buying Raiffeisen Bank's Croatian insurance business, the latest in a spree of merger activity in the Balkans' insurance sector.  Full story
16h12 The union of workers at BHP's Escondida copper mine in Chile, the world's largest, told Reuters on Tuesday it had made little progress on an early contract deal with management, making it "highly likely". . .  Full story
16h07 Shire on Tuesday said discussions are ongoing with Takeda Pharmaceutical about the Japanese firm's bid for its Dublin-based rival ahead of a deadline to strike a deal on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
15h59 Gold firmed after three days of losses on Tuesday as the dollar retreated from an earlier three-month peak, with lower prices tempting some buyers back to the market. Gold slid nearly. . .  Full story
15h57 The lawyer for Vincent Bollore said on Tuesday the French billionaire was being investigated over the suspected corruption of foreign public officials and suspected complicity in corruption.. . .  Full story
15h56 A U.S. aluminium trade group said U.S. manufacturers rely on foreign metal and called on the U.S. government to avoid quotas on nations exempted from tariffs on aluminium imports.. . .  Full story
15h54 Raw sugar futures on ICE slid to a 2-1/2 year low on Tuesday while white sugar fell to its weakest level in more than nine years as the market extended its prolonged fall driven. . .  Full story
15h50 Several supervisory board members cast dissenting votes at a meeting that reshuffled top management at Deutsche Bank this month. But Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing was ultimately appointed without any no votes, according to several. . .  Full story
15h41 Canada's Centerra Gold said on Tuesday it had received an unsolicited bid for its Kumtor gold mine in Kyrgyzstan from Chaarat Gold Holdings (CGH) but that it had informed the London-listed company that it. . .  Full story
15h37 Metro Bank Plc shareholders voted to reelect American businessman Vernon Hill as chairman on Tuesday, despite a controversy over payments made over several years by the British bank to his wife's architecture company.. . .  Full story
15h32 An appeal by Apple and Ireland against a European Union ruling for the U.S. firm to pay 13 billion euros ($16 billion) in disputed taxes is likely to be heard in the autumn, Irish. . .  Full story
15h25 French police questioned billionaire Vincent Bollore on Tuesday over allegations his Groupe Bollore worked on the election campaigns of presidential candidates in Africa in return for lucrative port contracts.. . .  Full story
15h25 Oil rose above $75 a barrel on Tuesday to its highest since November 2014 before paring some gains, supported by OPEC-led production cuts, strong demand and the prospect of renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran.. . .  Full story
15h13 Congo's state miner Gecamines is starting legal proceedings to dissolve its Kamoto copper and cobalt joint venture with a subsidiary of Glencore, blaming the commodities giant for high debts that have weighed on the. . .  Full story
15h01 Brazil's Raizen Combustiveis SA agreed to buy downstream assets in Argentina from Royal Dutch Shell PLC for $950 million, according to a securities filing on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
14h45 Britain's TSB Bank, owned by Spain's Banco Sabadell, faced continuing problems with its digital services on Tuesday as Royal Bank of Scotland's Irish unit also reported an issue that led to salaries going missing from. . .  Full story
14h29 Bollore Group's concession to build a container port in Guinea's capital Conakry was in strict compliance with the law, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, reacting to news of a probe. . .  Full story
14h13 Aluminium hit its lowest in nearly two weeks on Tuesday, extending declines from the previous day after Washington gave U.S. companies more time to comply with sanctions on Russian producer Rusal and hinted at further. . .  Full story
14h11 Metals group Liberty House will invest $1 billion to grow its business in India within the next three years, its chief executive said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
13h49 Board fights at Telecom Italia (TIM) and the battle of words between its top two shareholders have worsened the climate at Italy's biggest phone group and caused serious reputational damage, Deputy Chairman Franco Bernabe said.. . .  Full story
13h48 Deutsche Bank has appointed Frank Kuhnke as its new chief operating officer, the German bank said on Tuesday, in the latest reshuffle of its senior management.. . .  Full story
13h45 British public borrowing fell to a 16-year low during the financial year just ended, according to official data which may increase pressure on finance minister Philip Hammond to relax his grip on public spending.. . .  Full story
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13h42 Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) , owner of one of the world’s largest aluminium smelters, is seeking an exemption from U.S. tariffs, its chief executive said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
13h12 Ireland gained EU approval on Tuesday for a tax on sugary drinks after regulators said the levy would help the country tackle health and obesity issues.. . .  Full story
13h03 Higher wind supply and easing demand on Tuesday curbed prompt power prices in the European wholesale market while forwards tracked lower coal prices.. . .  Full story
12h47 China failed to get India's support for its ambitious Belt and Road infrastructure project at the end of a foreign ministers' meeting of a major security bloc on Tuesday, ahead of an ice-breaking trip. . .  Full story
12h42 Britain's markets watchog urged his European counterparts on Tuesday to work jointly to address risks from Brexit, saying unilateral action by the United Kingdom would only offer second-best measures.. . .  Full story
12h25 Deutsche Bank AG may spell out strategy changes for its investment bank on Thursday along with first-quarter earnings, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
12h23 Innogy said on Tuesday a proposed deal by parent RWE and rival E.ON to break up the German energy group lacked clarity, adding it would comment on the transaction once the offer period had officially. . .  Full story
12h17 The European Union's existing system of market access for foreign financial firms is not perfect but can work for Britain after it leaves the bloc next year, the EU's financial services chief said on. . .  Full story
11h56 Groupe Bollore, the holding company of billionaire businessman Vincent Bollore, confirmed on Tuesday that its African business interests were under investigation and denied any wrongdoing.. . .  Full story
11h54 Finnish ship technology and power plant maker Wartsila missed first-quarter earnings expectations on Tuesday and said geopolitical uncertainty was slowing demand in the marine market.. . .  Full story

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