Theresa May is set to announce plans for the biggest investment in transport, broadband and energy in a generation to "back Britain for the long term”.
The dollar is sliding and major equity benchmarks are lower as US president Donald Trump's reaffirmation of his protectionist stance sparks fresh concerns about the impact his policies may have on global trade.
Samsung has blamed faulty batteries for the fires that hit its flagship Galaxy Note 7 device last year, as it sought to draw a line under the humiliating recall.
Donald Trump's shock election victory and unfavourable sporting results dented takings at bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair to the tune of �40 million in the fourth quarter.
The Green Investment Bank (GIB) needs to be built up before it can be floated in several years' time according to a UK-based international consortium which wants to be reconsidered as a buyer for the government-owned bank.