Bank of America has agreed to pay a record fine to settle investigations linked to the 2008 financial crisis in the US. The US lender was accused of having misled investors on the risks of mortgage-backed securities.
Business activity in the eurozone grew at a slower pace than expected this month, a key economic survey has shown. But data did indicate a faint recovery in the bloc, where growth stalled in the second quarter.
A leading German business organization has said companies across Europe's powerhouse are getting increasingly worried about a lack of apprentices on the market. It argued suitable candidates were hard to find.