BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The EU unveiled plans to shake up rules for online services in the hope that breaking down borders can revive the bloc's economy, but risks accusations of trying to throw up new barriers to the U.S.
The chief executive of J Sainsbury has said the rise of the discounters Aldi and Lidl is slowing down as their busy stores reach saturation and shoppers respond to price cuts by the �big four� supermarket chains.
Federal Reserve Board chair Janet Yellen (L) and IMF head Christine Lagarde at a global finance conference. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images.
Standard Chartered's chairman said on Wednesday that it expects the bank levy to rise yet further, regardless of who remains in power following the general election, and that the tax plays a major factor in deciding whether to leave the UK.
One of Britain's largest tobacco companies is blaming its recent decline in sales on the instability caused by Islamic State (ISIS) in the Middle East.