[NEW YORK] The dollar weakened toward an 18-month low against the yen after data showed US jobs growth trailed forecasts, adding to speculation Federal Reserve policy makers will stick to a gradual pace as they look to raise interest rates.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday confirmed that its first-quarter profit rose 8 percent, while operating results fell short of analyst forecasts as falling oil prices and coal demand hurt its BNSF railroad unit.
Residents of a seaside town have stemmed the tide of second homes-building in a referendum to ban construction. St Ives held the vote after a surge in holiday homes in the Cornish town and a shortage of affordable housing.
New car sales recorded their best April performance for 13 years last month, according to industry figures. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reported a 2% rise in sales compared to April last year, with 189,505 vehicles leaving ...
Weak oil markets and an early Easter have dragged on first-quarter trading at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), although the company said today it was adding new rooms at the fastest rate since the financial crash.