Shares and oil prices rose strongly on Thursday amid hopes that policymakers in Washington were buckling under the global pressure for them to settle their differences and prevent a US debt default.
A select round-up of the latest news relating to Manchester United…
Westpac has bought the Australian operations of Lloyds Banking Group for $1.45bn (£857m) in a move that is the Australian bank’s biggest deal in five years.
Chrysler and Fiat are denying Sergio Marchionne told analysts and potential investors they would be better served not investing in the Chrysler IPO if the smallest of the Big Three automakers completes a public offering of stock.
The north London club’s record signing is yet to start a Premier League game, as Andre Villas-Boas eases him into English football gently – but when will he get his chance to shine?
The Brazilian midfielder has been a mainstay in the Etihad Stadium side since his summer move from Shakhar Donetsk – but how has he settled into his new environment?
Liverpool have been linked with signing Koke from Atletico Madrid.
The former Manchester United midfielder has named Arsenal's Abou Diaby as one of the players he looks up to along with Manchester City's Yaya Toure.
Jasmine's life is no longer what it used to be. Once married to a rich businessman in New York City who turns out to be a crook and a cheat, she moves to San Francisco to start a new life. This is the plot of Woody Allen's charming new film Blue Jasmine.
Time for Manchester United fans to be worried?