Thomas Cook shares jump on China deal
Shares in Thomas Cook jump nearly 25% on news Chinese conglomerate Fosun, which owns Club Med, has bought a 5% stake in the UK travel company.
Weir shares rise on bid speculation
Shares in engineering firm Weir Group rise following rumours it could be a takeover target, but the FTSE 100 index falls.
Apple to replace AT&T on Dow Jones
Apple, the biggest US company by market value, will be included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from 19 March.
King seizes control at Rangers EGM
Dave King, Paul Murray and John Gilligan succeed in seizing control of Rangers with about 85% of shareholder votes.
US adds 295,000 jobs in February
The US economy adds 295,000 jobs in February, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.5% from 5.7%, Labor Department figures show.