US economy grew just 0.7 percent in the first quarter amid consumer spending slowdown
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result fell far short of President Donald Trump's ambitious growth targets and underscores the challenges of accelerating economic expansion....

Swiss bank UBS has reported a near doubling in its first quarter net profit, to 1.3 billion francs ($1.3 billion)
GENEVA (AP) -- Swiss bank UBS has reported a near doubling in its first quarter net profit to 1.3 billion francs ($1.3 billion), as its wealth management and investment banking operations grew....

Exxon Mobil tops 1Q net income expectations, misses revenue forecasts
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Exxon more than doubled its profit in the first quarter as rising crude prices magnified the cost cuts made by the company as energy prices tumbled....

Spain's statistics agency says the economy grew 0.8 percent in the first quarter, keeping it as one of the fastest growing in the European Union
MADRID (AP) -- Spain's economy expanded by 0.8 percent in the first quarter, the National Institute of Statistics said Friday, keeping it as one of the fastest-growing in the European Union....

Taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland swung to a profit in the first quarter as it cut costs and increased lending
LONDON (AP) -- The Royal Bank of Scotland swung to a profit in the first quarter as the taxpayer-owned bank cut costs and increased lending....

Britain's Office of National Statistics says the economy slowed down in the first quarter as the impact of Britain's exit from the European Union began to take hold
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's economy slowed in the first three months of the year as concerns about the U.K.'s exit from the European Union spurred inflation and forced consumers to rein in spending....

Inflation across the 19-country eurozone pushed up to the European Central Bank's target in April as an improvement in the economy showed clear signs of driving up prices
LONDON (AP) -- Inflation in the 19-country eurozone rose to the European Central Bank's goal in April as an improvement in the economy helped drive up prices, stoking speculation that the bank could start winding down its stimulus measures sooner than previously thought....

Electrolux, the world's second-largest maker of household appliances, says profit for the three months ending March 31 rose to 1.08 billion kronor $120 million), up 24 percent from the same period a year earlier
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Electrolux, the world's second-largest maker of household appliances, says profit for the three months ending March 31 rose to 1.08 billion kronor ($120 million), up 24 percent from the same period a year earlier....

Britain's Barclays Bank says its international operations helped shore up the company during the first quarter
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Barclays Bank says its international operations helped shore up the company during the first quarter....

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says Southeast Asia's 10-member grouping could comprise the world's fourth-largest economy in the world by 2030
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The 10-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, could form the world's fourth largest economy by 2030 though work is needed to help small companies and reduce trade barriers, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said Friday....

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