POKING EYES: Freight Farms head of operations Dan Mario check on basil sprouting inside a shipping container the company converted into a hydroponic garden in Las Vegas, Nevada. The technology helps people grow food anywhere. (Glenn Chapman, AFP)
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European equity indices have rebounded in choppy trade as strong eurozone services data and corporate results offset a sell-off in the region's government bonds.
Greece has blown hot and cold with its eurozone partners as it struggled to avert a potentially catastrophic funding crunch this month.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has once again agreed to have lunch this year with the winner of an auction to benefit a San Francisco charity.
EU regulators will miss a June deadline to decide whether tax deals granted by individual member states to companies including Starbucks are legal.
The dollar has slid against the euro after US data showed a sharp rise in the trade deficit that raised questions about the outlook for a rise in interest rates.
Asian stocks have lost steam, with most leading indexes in retreat after US markets slumped on worries about surging oil prices and growing tensions over Greece.
US stocks have tumbled on worries about higher oil prices and a spike in tensions over the Greek debt crisis.
Europe's main stock markets hvae finished in the red, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index ending the day down 0.84% at 6 927.58 points.