TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan shocked global financial markets on Friday by expanding its massive stimulus spending in a stark admission that economic growth and inflation have not picked up as much as expected after a sales tax hike in April.
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' �218m of the UK's �2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds issued in 1917.
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Euro-area inflation accelerated from a five-year low in October, offering some reprieve to European Central Bank policy makers struggling to prevent a spiral of price declines.
Consumer confidence in the UK declined for a second straight month in October as Britons still remain pessimistic about the economy.