EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Top share index surged in early deals on Friday, after appetite for stocks globally was boosted by unexpected monetary stimulus in Japan, with Royal Bank of Scotland and airline IAG leading gainers after encouraging corporate ...
Inflation crept higher in the 18 countries that use the euro in October - but the rise to an annual 0.4 percent offered little relief to the European Central Bank as it tries to boost a weak economy.
One hundred years after the outbreak of World War I, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced plans to repay some of the debt issued to help finance the conflict.
Wholesale gas prices in the UK today hit a record low for supplies to be delivered in November and December, adding to pressure on energy firms to cut household bills.
Consumer confidence in the UK jumped three points for the third successive quarter to hit its highest level for seven years, according to the latest figures from Nielsen.