ECONOMIC NEWS
09 Nov
Brexit
EU demands clarity on Brexit divorce bill when talks resume

A day before Brexit talks resume, chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier challenged the Prime Minister and her troubled government on whether she planned on following the US's model of social and economic deregulation or continuing to operate within Europe's mainstream.

09 Nov
Friday preview: UK industrial production and not much else

UK industrial data, although some expected it on Thursday, is likely to make the biggest splash on a quiet Friday, with miner Vedanta the biggest company expected to report.

09 Nov
City workers
US initial jobless claims rise more than expected

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, according to data from the Labor Department.

09 Nov
comisioneuropea_630 European Commission
UK growth forecast to slump as EU grows at fastest in decade - EC report

The euro zone economy is expected to grow at its fastest rate in a decade this year, after European Commission forecasts were hiked on Thursday, while investment in UK seen weakening next year.