Cryptocurrency prices gained on Monday, with Bitcoin and Litecoin trading about 3% higher. Reports that the fourth largest crypto exchange Bitfinex is giving out its customers’ data to the government received some attention.
Shares in Tesla Inc (O:TSLA) jumped more than 4 percent on Monday as investors were encouraged by the company's placing a $78,000 (58,104 pounds) price tag on the fully-loaded version of its Model 3 sedan.
Luxury British carmaker Aston Martin remained in the black in the first quarter of 2018, although pretax profit fell due to a weaker dollar and investment on a series of model launches.
Shares of Tesla opened with solid gains on Monday after its CEO Elon Musk announced on Saturday plans to sell a new version of the Model 3 that would cost $78,000, more than twice the $35,000 price tag of the base model.
Canadian businessman Michael Latifi, whose son Nicholas currently races in Formula Two, has bought a stake of around 10 percent in the McLaren Group that includes the Formula One team.