(Recasts after start of European trading). * Yen falls for 3rd day after reaching 18-month high. * Currencies trading in narrow ranges ahead of payrolls.
April was the cruellest month for High Street retailers as sales dipped sharply and hit their lowest since the depths of the recession in 2008, new data suggests.
LONDON Excalibur Steel, the management buyout vehicle interested in purchasing Tata Steel's (TISC.NS) UK assets, will meet bankers on Friday to seek financing for the deal.
The emergence of innovative new technologies and widespread availability of global internet access has seen digital devices play a critical part in how business is conducted today.
The cautious sentiment has spread to Europe, with markets opening lower across the board this morning. The FTSE 100 is down 0.7% at 6,076.