A Bank of England policymaker has hinted that the economy could call for monetary stimulus next week, after a set of gloomy data suggested the impact of Brexit uncertainty could be taking its toll.
Britain's housing market is still under pressure from April's tax hikes and June's vote to leave the EU, with the number of home purchases last month firmly below levels seen last summer.
Profits at BP plunged 44% to $720m (�550m) in the second quarter of 2016, as the collapse of crude prices continues to affect the energy sector.
Royal Bank of Scotland has issued a warning that a move by the Bank of England to cut the base interest rate below zero could have severe implications for its business and commercial customers.
Capital & Counties, the London listed property company, has cut the value of its Earls Court development by 14 per cent in a further sign that the value of central London luxury property is falling following UK's vote to leave the EU.