... * UK consumer morale dips in July, albeit from high level. * House prices stagnated this month, says Nationwide. * BoE official says "edge coming off" housing market.
Consumer group Which? says British Gas is not doing enough to reduce customers' bills when wholesale gas prices have fallen. It comes after British Gas reported a sharp drop in profits for the first half of the year due to warmer weather.
LONDON - Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday that profit for the second quarter rose 206 percent to $5.3 billion, reflecting gains from asset sales under its new chief executive, Ben van Beurden, as well as improved performance in exploration and ...
It may be summer, but the economic weather in the euro zone is decidedly mixed. Take the latest inflation number. Headline inflation fell to 0.4% in July, a new low in this cycle, and far adrift of the European Central Bank's target of just below 2%.
Balfour Beatty has ended talks of a merger with Carillion that could have created a �3billion construction giant today just a week after discussions for a potential deal were disclosed.