RICS, the body that represents chartered surveyors, said workloads for construction had weakened. Photograph: David Davies/PA. Larry Elliott and Angela Monaghan.
Summer high street sales fell at their fastest pace in more than four years this month, figures show. Weak consumer confidence was the likely reason for the drop in the immediate aftermath of the EU referendum, but the Confederation of British Industry ...
WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but said near-term risks to the U.S. economic outlook had diminished, opening the door to a resumption of monetary policy tightening this year.
Investment in the UK's first new nuclear plant in decades, Hinkley Point in Somerset, is set to get final approval later on Thursday.
LONDON— Standard Chartered STAN 1.04 % PLC tapped International Monetary Fund official Jos� Vi�als to be its next chairman, after searching for more than a year to replace the departing John Peace.