The economy relied on shoppers and businesses to drive the recovery between July and September as the UK faced a record trade headwind, official figures showed yesterday.
Alliance Trust has announced Karin Forseke is to step down as chair of the trust from January 1 2016 following a board reshuffle in October this year.
Geneva/New Delhi: HSBC whistleblower Herve Falciani, whose 'Swissleaks' revelation which forced the Indian government to probe ill-gotten money stashed abroad, was sentenced in absentia to five years in prison by a Swiss federal court.
SAN FRANCISCO The holiday shopping rush that kicked off on Friday is unlikely to bring much cheer to investors looking for a revival in retail stocks.
LONDON: Chinese shares slumped 5 percent on Friday, hit by regulatory and industrial sector worries, though it wasn't enough to derail the first weekly rise for metals like copper and zinc since early October.