Eurozone inflation rose slightly in October, but it was not enough to alleviate fears that the single currency could be heading for deflation.
LONDON (Reuters) - State-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) has set aside 400 million pounds ($640 million) to cover potential fines for manipulating currency markets and warned further charges for past misconduct would continue to hit its profits.
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' �218m of the UK's �2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds originally issued by Winston Churchill.
The threat of a triple-dip recession in the eurozone, civil unrest in China and the Ebola crisis have created an unprecedented number of headwinds for the global economy, according to the chief executive of WPP.
Household suppliers defend their refusal to slash bills in a year when gas costs have tumbled by almost a quarter. 11:54, UK, Friday 31 October 2014.