NEW RANGE: A Vitara car of Japan's automaker Suzuki Motor is on display at the Suzuki's factory in Hungary, during a presentation of their new production. (Attila Kisbenedek, AFP)
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The euro hit its lowest level for more than 11 years, with investors awaiting key updates from the European Central Bank over its latest stimulus programme.
Oil prices have climbed as Libyan unrest offset a jump in US crude stockpiles, analysts say.
British lender Virgin Money Holdings, which made its stock market debut in 2014, says its full-year pre-tax profit has more than doubled as it sold more mortgages.
After hiring new designers, overhauling its online offering and giving a facelift to stores, Marks & Spencer still needs to take full control of its supply chain.
China will boost efforts this year to rid itself of a strong addiction to coal in a bid to reduce damaging pollution and cut the energy intensity of its economy.
McDonald’s to phase out chicken raised with certain kinds of antibiotics at its 14 000 US restaurants will put additional pressure on an already-stressed supply chain.
The European Central Bank will focus on improved growth prospects and unveil some but not all the details of its €1trn-plus bond buying plan.
The euro has hit an 11-year low against the dollar and the region's stocks nudged higher, as the ECB prepares to provide details of its €1trn stimulus plan.