Treasury yields are higher and the dollar is hanging on to most of the previous session's gains as the market discerns a slightly more hawkish tone from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.
Wales, the south-west and the north-west were the exceptions, with sales increasing last month, says Rics. Photograph: Alamy. Angela Monaghan.
The bikes to car accessories retailer takes a stake in a mobile tyre-fitting business and reveals whether festive sales were flat.
Moneysupermarket's twerking businessman in high heels and Paddy Power's cat-kicking blind footballers were some of the most-complained-about ads of 2016.
Jan 19 (Reuters) - Britain's Royal Mail Plc said on Thursday it was on track to achieve its cost savings targets for the current year and revenues in the first nine months were in line with expectations after a strong performance over Christmas.