London Market Report
Barclays and RBS are among the top gainers in Thursday morning trading, while the FTSE 100 edges into negative territory.
US economic growth surges by 4%
The US economy grew by 4% in the second quarter, according to a preliminary reading by the US Department of Commerce, beating expectations.
Bank of America in 'hustle' case
Bank of America's Countrywide unit must pay $1.3bn for selling defective home loans to US government mortgage lenders, a New York judge rules.
Energy firms to 'double' margins
The big six energy firms are set to double their profit margins over the next year, according to estimates by the regulator, Ofgem.
We'll keep tightening sanctions - PM
UK Prime Minister David Cameron warns of increasingly tough sanctions unless Russian President Vladimir Putin "changes his approach".