Government borrowing rose by more than expected to �10.6bn in September, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Japanese carmaker Nissan will decide next month whether to make its new Qashqai model in Britain or elsewhere in the first major investment decision affecting the country's car industry since the vote to leave the European Union.
London house prices in Q3 2016 rose 0.9 per cent, the lowest quarterly growth rate since January 2015, according to the latest Hometrack UK Cities Index.
Conservative politicians have lined up to criticise Mark Carney in the most sustained pressure applied to a governor of the Bank of England since the central bank gained independence over monetary policy in 1998.
“According to my sources, this thing is going to go for way north of $90 a share,” said Andrew Ross Sorkin, adding pressure on CBS and Viacom to merge.