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 ...
An employee works on an engine production line at a Ford factory on 13 January 2015 in Dagenham, England. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images.
Companies hit by Brexit include Countrywide, Rolls Royce and Lloyds Banking Group. But Merlin Entertainment, Sky and Just Eat have fared much better.
Royal Dutch Shell has disappointed investors with a 72 per cent fall in quarterly profit that it blamed on weak oil prices and costs related to its $54 billion takeover of BG Group, showing how much strain it faces after the bumper deal.
Game Of Thrones broadcaster Sky has brushed aside economic uncertainty surrounding Britain's referendum on the European Union to drive up revenues and profits.