Retail sales rose in the UK in August, both in volume and value, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics this morning.
More than US$10.7tn of debt globally is not being recorded on any balance sheet anywhere, according to a just-published paper from the Bank for International Settlements
Paris-based Chinese-owned luxury goods group SMCP has this morning confirmed that it plans to list on the French stock exchange, Euronext Paris.
Central bankers take centre stage again this week, with monetary policy decisions from the US Federal Reserve on Wednesday and the Bank of Japan on Thursday
The Bank of England's interest rate setting committee elect to keep its main rate on hold, but issues forward guidance that make it clear the next move on rates will be higher
Outsourcing company Interserve saw shares almost halve this morning with an unexpected announcement that its outturn would be “significantly below previous forecasts”.
A tighter jobs market, soaring inflation (at 2.9% well above target) and rising personal debt
Banks trying to maintain profit growth in an era of low interest rates and executives who refused to think the unthinkable were responsible for the financial crisis and crucial lessons remain to be learned