The Chancellor says bringing forward the HS2 route is "a massive step in the right direction for the Northern Powerhouse".
TOKYO Asian shares fell on Monday as Chinese stocks extended last week's sharp losses, while the yuan bounced in volatile trade hours ahead of an IMF decision on whether to promote it to a basket of global reserve currencies.
Anheuser-Busch InBev is planning to sell the Peroni and Grolsch brands it would gain from its acquisition of SABMiller to head off European regulatory concerns over the 71 billion pounds ($107 billion) brewery merger, the Financial Times said on Sunday.
Crude prices moves were tepid in early Asian trade Monday as the market stayed put ahead of a raft of data and meetings this week, with traders watching if Saudi Arabia-led oil cartel would adjust its production policy to stabilize prices on Friday.
A STEEL business with a plant in Tredegar has been saved after being bought by a wealthy family. The Gupta family, whose wider interests include the international energy, metals, industrial and trading groups SIMEC and Liberty House, has acquired ...