Shares of leading British banks surged on Friday after long-awaited rules limiting their indebtedness proved less draconian than industry executives had feared.
WPP's founder Sir Martin Sorrell warned yesterday that the Ebola epidemic, the rise of Isis and unrest in Hong Kong are �grinding down� confidence among major advertisers.
A key pan-European index posted its biggest weekly gain so far this on Friday after the Bank of Japan surprised global financial markets by ramping up its massive stimulus spending.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factory activity unexpectedly fell to a five-month low in October as firms fought slowing orders and rising costs in the cooling economy, reinforcing views that the country's growth outlook is hazy at best.
THE owner of British Airways has stepped up pressure on its European rivals by forecasting it will make bigger than expected profits this year.