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 International Monetary Fund's top staff misled their own board, made a series of calamitous misjudgments in Greece, became euphoric cheerleaders for the euro project, ignored warning signs of impending crisis, and collectively failed to grasp an ...
Friday 02:30 BST. Japanese shares were weaker and the yen stronger against the dollar as the clock ticked down to the Bank of Japan's highly anticipated policy meeting.
Be grateful, dear retail investor, that George Osborne never got a chance to unleash his mass-market offer of shares in Lloyds Banking Group.
The number of new homes being registered across the UK hit its highest levels since 2007 in the second quarter of 2016, according to an industry body.