The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose by a point to 60.1, its highest level since October. A score above 50 indicates growth.
Five Indian women have made it to the Forbes list of the world's billionaires that saw a record number of women this year, although they still account for just about 11 per cent of the total.
The FTSE 100 slipped further yesterday, closing down 0.1% at 6,940 as energy stocks weighed on the index. Tullow Oil was the day's biggest faller, down 7.8%.
Published 03/03/2015 | 09:01. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis after a meeting of Eurozone finance ministers in Brussels (AP Open Gallery 1 Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis after a ...
... * FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.1 pct, Dax up 0.3 pct. * Strong German retail sales help sentiment. * Portugal's PCP, BPI rally on merger speculation.