Switzerland's central bank has introduced a negative interest rate on deposit accounts as it battles to ease the pressure on the Swiss franc.
Retail sales climbed at their strongest pace for 11 months in November as the high street was boosted by the �Black Friday� surge, official figures showed today.
LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Shares in Irish airline Aer Lingus surged higher on Thursday, as the Financial Times reported that British Airways-owner International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) was considering a takeover bid.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Economists at Wall Street's biggest banks remain convinced the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates by next June and most expect the Fed to tighten policy more than once in 2015, a Reuters poll found after the U.S.
Lesbian employees in the UK earn eight per cent more than straight women, a study claims. But gay men earn five per cent less than heterosexual men.