NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - U.S. stock markets and the dollar climbed on Monday while European share markets fell, following comments by top Federal Reserve officials that bolstered expectations for an interest rate hike by the U.S.
The Wall Street investment bank let go a number of its London-based executives last week, Sky News understands. 17:58, UK, Monday 29 August 2016.
The government is considering a proposal to detach development of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant from an agreement allowing China to build a reactor in Essex.
Rounding off the week are a survey of manufacturers on Thursday and a survey of construction firms on Friday. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images.
It is doubtful that he bothered to read them while cruising the Mediterranean on his “�100m superyacht”, but the mainstream media message could not be clearer.