Britain's economy grew by a faster than expected 0.6% in the second quarter as businesses appeared to shrug off Brexit jitters in the runup to the 23 June referendum.
Summer high street sales fell at their fastest pace in more than four years this month, figures show. Weak consumer confidence was the likely reason for the drop in the immediate aftermath of the EU referendum, but the Confederation of British Industry ...
WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but said near-term risks to the U.S. economic outlook had diminished, opening the door to a resumption of monetary policy tightening this year.
A legally-binding contract committing UK consumers to subsidise Britain's first new nuclear plant in a generation is expected to be signed on Friday, after the board of EDF meets to approve the �18bn project on Thursday.
LONDON— Standard Chartered STAN 1.04 % PLC tapped International Monetary Fund official Jos� Vi�als to be its next chairman, after searching for more than a year to replace the departing John Peace.