BRUSSELS�European Union economists said cheaper oil and central bank stimulus should help deliver faster growth in the region this year, but questioned whether the positive momentum will last after those tailwinds stop.
Britain's construction activity slowed sharply last month as uncertainty over this week's general election led developers to be more cautious over their spending decisions.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Alexander Classen, chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland's (RBS.L) overseas private banking arm, is set to step down shortly following a sale to Union Bancaire Privee (UBP), according to a person familiar with his thinking.
Pub group Greene King has blamed the introduction of tougher laws against drink-driving in Scotland for weak sales growth in the second half of the year.
Just Eat has reported a 51 per cent rise in orders for its first quarter, maintaining the growth rate of the online takeaway service as rivalry in the sector intensifies.