Britain's economy grew by a faster than expected 0.6% in the second quarter as businesses appeared to shrug off Brexit jitters in the runup to the 23 June referendum.
Summer high street sales fell at their fastest pace in more than four years this month, figures show. Weak consumer confidence was the likely reason for the drop in the immediate aftermath of the EU referendum, but the Confederation of British Industry ...
The Federal Reserve held open the prospect of a second increase in interest rates later this year as it said that near-term risks to the US economy had diminished and the job market recovery had regained momentum.
A legally-binding contract committing UK consumers to subsidise Britain's first new nuclear plant in a generation is expected to be signed on Friday, after the board of EDF meets to approve the �18bn project on Thursday.
LONDON— Standard Chartered STAN 1.04 % PLC tapped International Monetary Fund official Jos� Vi�als to be its next chairman, after searching for more than a year to replace the departing John Peace.