LONDON (Alliance News) - London share prices were higher at the open Friday, with mining and oil-related stocks pushing higher, as investors await the release of UK GDP data, due at 0930 BST.
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. - The Federal Reserve may still go ahead and raise its benchmark interest rate in mid-September, Stanley Fischer, the Fed's vice chairman, said Friday.
Net trade boosted GDP by one percentage point in the second quarter - the biggest contribution from trade in four years - as exports jumped.
Inmarsat, the UK satellite operator, launched a spacecraft on Friday that completes global internet coverage for a network it believes will offer customers faster connections at far lower costs than previously possible.
One week. Two nations. Two dramatically different approaches to enabling people to tap renewable energy in their homes. In the US on Monday, Barack Obama announced a $1 billion programme to increase the number of homes with solar panels.