For the longest time, the world took its cue from Wall Street, hence the saying that when America sneezes, the world will catch a cold.
The US jobless rate dropped sharply in August, confirming the continued resilience of the economy and setting up the US Federal Reserve for a pivotal interest rate decision this month.
NEW YORK Nomura Holdings Inc (8604.T) and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc (RBS.L) have agreed to pay up to $33 million (�21.8 million) on top of $806 million that a U.S.
The first train to run through the Scottish Borders for 46 years will set off on September 6 and, three days later, the former “Waverley Line” will be officially opened by the Queen.
The designer brand Hugo Boss has been fined �1.2 million over the death of a four-year-old boy who was killed when an 18st mirror crushed him in a changing room.