Although cranes dominate the City of London skyline the construction sector fared badly in the last quarter. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA.
THE City of London is fretting about Brexit, especially about talk of a “hard Brexit” that takes Britain out of the European Union's single market.
Veteran employees of Barclays' investment bank must have been pawing the ground like old warhorses at the smell of cordite. Profits jumped �530m to �885m in the third quarter.
Barclays and Deutsche Bank tried their damnedest not to be party poopers on the 30th anniversary of the biggest regulatory shake-up in the history of the City.
NEW YORK, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Oil settled higher on Thursday, as commitments from Gulf OPEC members to cut production assuaged some lingering doubts in the market about cooperation from other producers.