The dollar has powered to a new four-year high, after the Bank of Japan stunned markets by expanding its asset-buying programme just days after the Federal Reserve ended its own bond purchases.
The threat of a triple-dip recession in the eurozone, civil unrest in China and the Ebola crisis have created an unprecedented number of headwinds for the global economy, according to the chief executive of WPP.
Photo. Ross McEwan, the R.B.S. chief executive, called the currency inquiry set aside �appropriate provisions.�Credit Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images.
UK wholesale gas prices have hit a record low, piling more pressure on energy firms to explain why household bills have not been slashed.
Crowds in Trafalgar Square, London, in December 1917 during a rally to promote war bonds. Getty Images. By. Tommy Stubbington and.