LONDON (MarketWatch) - European stocks fell Friday, with data highlighting the European Central Bank's troubles with low inflation levels, but the region's equity benchmark was still on track for its best monthly performance in more than three years.
Labour has seized on the IFS figures as evidence that Britain was trapped in a 'cost of living crisis'. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images.
(Bloomberg) -- American consumers stepped on the gas in the fourth quarter, just as companies hit the brakes. The result was that while the world's largest economy grew at a 2.6 percent annualized rate, the gain fell short of the median forecast of economists ...
Qatar has fed its seemingly insatiable appetite for British assets by paying more than �1 billion for a 9.99 per cent stake the owner of British Airways.
Banks have cheered Britain's financial watchdog for announcing it will consider introducing a time limit for complaints about the mis-selling of payment protection insurance - a scandal that has cost the industry more than �24bn.