Businesses in Britain’s services sector enjoyed a rebound in growth last month but were more nervous about hiring new staff before this month’s EU referendum, according to a survey.
A group of MPs investigating working conditions at Sports Direct are to discuss applying sanctions on Mike Ashley after the retailer’s billionaire founder said he would defy a parliamentary summons to appear before the select committee.
Back in 2012, the first Friday of the month was an exciting day in US politics. As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney fought to convince voters that they’d be the best candidate to steer the US economy through recovery, the official monthly jobs report provided both sides with ammunition.
Icap has signed a $65m Chinese deal, pushing its shares nearly 3% higher amid talk it could be attractive to a predator.
Morgan Stanley bankers will be getting something new in their next performance review: adjectives.
Citigroup CEO Mike Corbat on Wednesday indicated that the company's second-quarter net income will be roughly 25% lower than the same period a year earlier.
Verus Partners, the boutique firm that advised the Saudi Arabian government when it raised $10bn in loans this year, hired Yusuf Macun from HSBC to set up its operations in the Middle East.
Bank of America’s second-quarter trading revenue is on track to rise by “mid-single digits,” Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan said Thursday, following optimistic comments a day earlier from JPMorgan.
Philip Hammond has ruled out a “splurge” in public spending to support the economy in next month’s autumn statement and said that any help to boost demand would be on only small projects that deliver productivity improvements.
The US economy added only 156,000 jobs in September, the US Department of Labor announced on Friday, a figure likely to be seized on as the presidential race enters its final stretch. The unemployment rate was 5%, up from 4.9% in August.
'In a word, frightening'.