NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow industrials hit a record high on Friday as stocks rallied on Wall Street after the Bank of Japan significantly ramped up its stimulus program, just days after the Federal Reserve wound down its years-long package of incentives.
The threat of a triple-dip recession in the eurozone, civil unrest in China and the Ebola crisis have created an unprecedented number of headwinds for the global economy, according to the chief executive of WPP.
LONDON� Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC on Friday said it set aside �400 million ($640 million) to cover potential fines for the alleged manipulation of foreign-exchange rates, as the U.K.
Wholesale gas prices in the UK today hit a record low for supplies to be delivered in November and December, adding to pressure on energy firms to cut household bills.
As Europe marks the centenary of the Great War, the Treasury has announced it will redeem bonds issued in 1927 by then chancellor Winston Churchill to refinance money borrowed to fund it.