HONG KONG | Thu May 23, 2013 9:07am BST. HONG KONG May 23 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares suffered their worst daily loss in seven weeks on Thursday after a preliminary private survey suggested manufacturing activity in China contracted in May for ...
Thursday 08.00 BST. Global stocks are in sharp retreat, led by a savage plunge in Tokyo, as traders are spooked by the prospect of reduced central bank support and a slowing Chinese economy.
Mark Carney, says the UK is a "crisis economy" as it struggles to emerge from the global recession and the IMF says George Osborne needs to change tack.
PARIS - French prosecutors were grilling IMF chief Christine Lagarde in a Paris court on Thursday as they seek to determine whether she should be charged over a state payout to disgraced tycoon Bernard Tapie during her time as finance minister.
The airline Flybe is dropping its direct flights from Belfast City Airport to London Gatwick from the end of the March 2014. The route has been axed after the Exeter-based company sold its runway slots at Gatwick Airport.