Britain's first new nuclear power station in 20 years faces a new delay after the Government said it will not make a decision until the autumn.
The yen is surging and government bond prices are sliding after the Bank of Japan delivered stimulus measures that fell short of expectations.
Consumer confidence has suffered its sharpest monthly fall in more than 26 years, according to yet more figures revealing deepening post-referendum concern.
British Airways-owner International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) said airline strikes, terrorism and sterling's post-Brexit plunge have combined to hurt profits, prompting the airline company to cut capacity growth and review its investments.
An independent probe into the IMF's handling of European bailouts found that it bent its rules and was vulnerable to political pressure as it embarked on the ill-fated 2010 Greece rescue.