PARIS - Asia again weighed on global equities on Tuesday, with major indexes falling sharply in Europe, and stocks on Wall Street dropping at the open.
The Government has said it will fine retailers who fail to pay their employees the new National Living Wage when it comes into force next April.
The UK Cards Association has announced the limit for a single payment will go up to £30 from £20 in a bid to broaden the appeal of tap-and-go technology.
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the global expansion outlook is worse than the lender anticipated less than two months ago, with advanced and Asian economies growing more slowly than expected.
Stocks plummeted at the opening bell on Wall Street on Tuesday after more data in China pointed to a sharp slowdown in the world's No.