LONDON (Reuters) - British consumer morale dipped for the first time in six months in July and house prices stagnated, adding to signs that Britain's rapid economic recovery is cooling slightly.
... * Pre-tax margin at 106 stg for coming year vs 101 stg in June. * Ofgem says prices charged to customers for energy not falling (Adds more comment from Ofgem and Centrica).
It may be summer, but the economic weather in the euro zone is decidedly mixed. Take the latest inflation number. Headline inflation fell to 0.4% in July, a new low in this cycle, and far adrift of the European Central Bank's target of just below 2%.
LONDON - Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday that profit for the second quarter rose 206 percent to $5.3 billion, reflecting gains from asset sales under its new chief executive, Ben van Beurden, as well as improved performance in exploration and ...
Balfour Beatty has ended talks of a merger with Carillion that could have created a �3billion construction giant today just a week after discussions for a potential deal were disclosed.