Pedestrians walk past an electronic stock board displaying the figure of the Nikkei 225 Stock Average, top, and the exchange rate of the yen against the US dollar, outside a securities firm in Tokyo.
WPP's founder Sir Martin Sorrell warned yesterday that the Ebola epidemic, the rise of Isis and unrest in Hong Kong are �grinding down� confidence among major advertisers.
China's manufacturing growth declined further in October amid a slowing economy and languishing global demand, according to a survey released Saturday.
The United Kingdom's net contribution to the European Union increased by a third last year, to �11.3bn, according to new figures.
SuperGroup, owners of the Superdry fashion brand, have issued a profit warning. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA. Sarah Butler. Friday 31 October 2014 13.48 EDT.