The Ebola epidemic in west Africa has already claimed the lives of almost 5,000 people across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, and the World Health Organisation (WHO) has predicted that there could be as many as 10,000 new cases each week by De
The Swedish krona hit a four-year low against the dollar this morning, after its central bank cut its benchmark repurchase, or repo, rate to 0 per cent, from 0.25 per cent - a larger cut than expected.
Although the rise of house prices in the capital has slowed for now, the housing crisis remains a major issue - so new data showing London's property market could grow by over £200bn over the next 10 years is encouraging.
Sports Direct is being forced to make clear its zero-hours contracts do not guarantee work as part of a wide-reaching set of legally-binding promises agreed after an employee took legal action against the retailer.
Shares in Lloyds Banking Group opened 1.2 per cent lower this morning as it confirmed the loss of 9,000 jobs and closure of 150 branches over the next three years, despite a 35 per cent rise in profits.
David Cameron has handed chancellor George Osborne and his Treasury colleagues the unenviable task of picking through statistics which led to the UK being landed with a £1.7bn bill from Brussels last week.
Huge fines and revelations about some bankers’ bad behaviour in years gone by is obscuring recent progress made in cleaning up the industry, Bank of England deputy governor Minouche Shafik said last night.
Flybe launched its first service to London City Airport yesterday, aiming to connect the regions with the heart of London’s financial district, just over a year after it left Gatwick during its restructuring.
OIL PRICES will continue to decline in 2015, according to analysts form Goldman Sachs, who have also stated that the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) has lost its pricing power.
MINING firm Petra Diamonds has reported its highest quarterly production since the company launched in 1997, at 833,744 carats for the first quarter of 2014-15, up two per cent from the 816,735 carats recorded at the same time last year.
EMERGENCY power supplier APR Energy’s shares fell by 6.6 per cent yesterday after the company warned that profit may fall at the lower end of expectations for 2014 in its third quarter results published yesterday.
UK PENSION provider Partnership Assurance revealed yesterday that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) had ceased its investigation into the company in relation to possible breaches of the regulator’s Retail Distribution Review (RDR) rules.