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 ...
The UK Government has said that it will pay off part of the UK's First World War debt by refinancing bonds issued in 1917. The Treasury said it will redeem �218m of the �2bn of debt outstanding from the 1914-18 war.
LONDON - Britain's government published proposals to give the Bank of England new legal powers to control residential mortgage lending on Thursday, but said it wanted more evidence before deciding on a BoE request to regulate lending to landlords.
Consumer confidence in the UK declined for a second straight month in October as Britons still remain pessimistic about the economy.
SuperGroup's chief executive said the clothing retailer will not start discounting, despite warning that it would miss its full-year profits by as much as 17 per cent due to unseasonably warm weather in the past two months.