BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) - China's manufacturing activity hit a three-month low in August, raising the case for fresh policy steps to keep growth on track, while a Reuters poll showed Japan's economic recovery is likely to be modest despite a small ...
Britain has exported more than five million cars so far this decade - its best ever performance. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said 102,981 cars built in the UK were sold overseas in July, taking the total since the start of 2010 to 5,095,796.
The Bank of England's MPC split 7-2 in favour of keeping rates at 0.5%, the first divide in three years. Photograph: Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images.
HSBC/Market will release preliminary manufacturing data overnight for China and Europe. The numbers could shape expectations ahead of European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's speech at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, tomorrow.
A leading oil industry figure has claimed that the Scottish government's predictions for North Sea oil recovery are up to 60% too high.