France's Finance Minister Bruno
Le Maire said on Tuesday talks with the United States on the
taxation of digital companies "remained difficult" despite a
pledge from the two countries to avoid a trade war until at
least the end of this year.
British online trading platform IG Group
Holdings said on Tuesday its first-half profit fell 10%
as it struggled with stricter regulations in Europe and Britain
that curbed trading in certain risky products.
British broadband supplier
TalkTalk said it had agreed to sell its fibre network,
which initially built ultra-fast connections in the northern
city of York, to Goldman Sachs-backed CityFibre for 200 million
pounds ($260 million).