A member of the European Central Bank's rate-setting council, Jens Weidmann, said monetary policy could not bolster long-term growth, and called for changes to make the economy more investment-friendly.
Most of the pharmaceutical takeovers touted over summer fizzled out, but speculators are hoping at least one tie-up could come to fruition.
A businessman who wrote a government report that criticised RBS has been told he can no longer remain a customer of the bank, Panorama has learned.
A man loads a van with stacks of gold painted chairs outside a hotel in London February 5, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Luke MacGregor. Related Topics.