The London Stock Exchange (L:LSE) emphatically rejected the Hong Kong bourse's $39 billion (31.31 billion pounds) takeover offer on Friday, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv.
Stocks in focus in premarket trading on Friday:
Senior euro-area officials joined European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s call for actions to boost growth, amid a brewing debate over the need for more fiscal stimulus to revitalize the region’s flagging economy.
Bitcoin prices slipped as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said a lot needs to be done before it could approve a Bitcoin ETF.
McDonald’s fell by 3.20% to trade at $210.33 by 14:51 (13:51 GMT) on Tuesday on the NYSE exchange, down 3.20% on the day.