WASHINGTON The U.S. government believes there are no structural problems in the way it calculates gross domestic product estimates, though defense spending was found to have contributed to overstating third-quarter growth over the past three years.
Talks over an €86bn bail-out for Greece have been thrown into turmoil after just four days as the International Monetary Fund said it would have no involvement in the country until it receives explicit assurances over debt sustainability.
It's the phrase that every shopper hates/dreads (delete as applicable) - "Unexpected item in bagging area!" Now Tesco is ditching it from its self-service tills and introducing more customer-friendly ones like: "Thank you for shopping at Tesco.
Market heavyweights Royal Dutch Shell and British Gas owner Centrica took the spotlight today after both firms unveiled large jobs losses.
Royal Bank of Scotland's finances are "like groundhog day," outgoing chairman Sir Philip Hampton said, as the bank reported a surprise profit of �293m in the second quarter of the year.