Philip Hammond is not a man known for political surprises. Spreadsheet Phil, as he probably doesn't like to be called, prefers to keep any rabbits that might be hopping around Whitehall stuffed deep in the Treasury's public spending hat.
The Bank of England is unlikely to be able to predict the next financial crisis, despite having learned from its "Michael Fish" moment, key staff have told MPs.
Anglo American on Tuesday called an end to forced asset sales after the mining company swung back to profit and reduced its debts last year because of an unexpected surge in commodity prices and cost cutting at its operations.
In this photo taken on Feb. 15, 2017, a large yacht floats anchored Sailing Yacht A was on its way to be delivered Melnichenko when the shipbuilders filed court papers for its impounding.
Asda has reported a further fall in underlying sales, but there are signs that new boss Sean Clarke is overseeing a revival at the supermarket chain.