The Bank of England is concerned that US fiscal policies are creating economic difficulties without any longer-term benefits, its governor said on Monday, weighing in as lawmakers in Washington scramble to avoid another government shutdown.
Insatiable demand for Costa coffee and a strong performance by budget Premier Inns saw a sharp rise in third-quarter sales at Whitbread, leaving it confident it will meet targets for the year.
TUI Travel, owner of the Thomson and First Choice holiday brands, made record profits last year as more and more Brits opted for its all-inclusive package holidays.
Expectations for future house price growth are at a fourteen-year high, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will not implement the so-called Volcker rule before 2015, a top regulator said on Tuesday, a widely expected move after regulators struggled for years to agree on the ban on proprietary trading.