The Japanese government wanted the yen to fall to help exporters such as Yaskawa Electric which makes robots for factories. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images.
The confidence index fell to -12 in July, from -1 in June, because of uncertainty about jobs, pay and the economy. Photograph: Jon Super.
The IMF repeatedly succumbed to political pressure from European governments during the euro zone debt crisis, according to a damning internal report on bailout strategy that will fuel debate over whether it should continue to fund Greece.
Lloyds Banking Group is cutting 3,000 jobs and shutting 200 branches despite profits more than doubling to �2.5billion. Lloyds Banking Group sparked outrage today after it blamed Brexit 'uncertainty' for cutting 3,000 jobs and shutting 200 branches ...
BRITISH GAS was dumped by 399,000 private customers in the first half of the year amid claims of poor service and a refusal to pass on price savings.