The UK economy is forecast to hit pre-recession highs next quarter, as the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) ups its growth predictions.
A worker operates a weaving machine at the Momotaro Jeans factory in Kojima, Kurashiki, Japan. Economic output in the world's third-largest economy was weaker in the fourth quarter of 2013 than previously estimated.
Online music streaming company Spotify appears to be inching closer to an IPO that could value the Swedish company at several billion dollars.
LONDON - Chiquita Brands International said Monday that it had agreed to acquire Fyffes, an Irish fruit and produce distributor, in an all-stock transaction that values Fyffes at about $526 million.
Latest. French central bank holds Q1 growth forecast at 0.2pc. 09.13 The French economy is expected to grow by 0.2pc in the first quarter, the country's central bank said Monday, confirming a preliminary forecast issued a month ago.