Monday, 20 January 2020 23:56 WIB
European markets closed slightly lower on Monday as policymakers and business leaders gather in Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) conference.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed down by 0.1% to 423.98 , with household goods falling 0.9% to lead losses while insurance stocks added 0.5%.
Climate change and sustainable business will be a key focus for delegates at this...
Friday, 17 January 2020 16:47 WIB
U.K. consumers stayed away from the stores during the key Christmas trading period, despite widespread discounting and a break in the political impasse over Brexit.
The volume of goods sold in stores and online fell 0.6% in December, confounding expectations of a 0.6% increase. Sales excluding auto fuel dropped 0.8%.
The figures, which include Black Friday and Cyber Monday, will...
Monday, 20 January 2020 23:48 WIB
The pound fell on Monday after comments by UK finance minister Sajid Javid stoked fears about weak ties between the UK and the European Union following the country's departure from the bloc.
In an interview with the Financial Times on Saturday, Javid said Britain would not commit to sticking to EU rules in post-Brexit trade talks.
That is a threat to businesses that want to ease cross-border...