UK consumer confidence climbed in June to its highest level since the start of the millennium, as low inflation and stronger pay growth paved the way for a surge in spending.
... * Government bonds, yen get boost as stocks remain out of favour. * Asian shares hold near five-month lows. * Euro off overnight highs scaled as trades unwound.
LONDON—Raising interest rates too early could risk another recession in the U.K., the Bank of England's chief economist Andy Haldane planned to say in a speech Tuesday.
ATHENS: It has been dubbed “Black Monday” - jittery housewives, shoppers and business owners queued in vain at cash machines in Athens, as the country grappled with capital controls and shuttered banks.
Britain's auto industry turned over a record �69.5bn last year, an increase of 6.6pc on 2013, according to new data from the sector's trade association.