A top businessman who threw his weight behind the Government's savage cuts is to be made an unelected minister and handed a peerage.
US government bonds came under heavy selling pressure overnight after Ben Bernanke, Fed chairman, said the central bank could begin scaling back its $85bn-a-month asset purchase programme later this year if the US economy continued to improve.
BEIJING | Wed Jun 19, 2013 6:56am EDT. BEIJING (Reuters) - Wanda Group, China's largest commercial real estate developer, aims to invest about $1 billion to build a five-star hotel in New York as its third major investment outside its home market, ...
Britain should embrace the benefits of genetically modified crops and push other EU countries to drop their opposition to GM food, the environment secretary will say in a speech on Thursday.
Sir Mervyn King has let it be known he will not be writing a "kiss and tell" memoir of self-justification as Governor of the Bank of England when he steps down at the end of the month.