Jim Ratcliffe has a message for Britain. The billionaire founder of chemicals giant Ineos believes shale gas is good for manufacturing - and he wants everyone to know about it.
The chancellor, Philip Hammond, said the WEF report showed the UK's ability to 'sharpen its edge'. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA.
The IMF said global trade had grown by just over 3% per year since 2012, less than half the average rate of expansion during the previous three decades.
LONDON/WASHINGTON, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Standard Chartered has told "appropriate authorities" about alleged corruption at an Indonesian power plant company majority-owned by its private equity arm, the bank said on Tuesday.
If given the green light, the deal will become the biggest in UK corporate history and create a brewing giant with a raft of some of the world's biggest beer brands.