The North Sea’s Forties pipeline system that carries 40% of crude oil has begun flowing again after a short halt, the second in two months.
Binance, One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has caused panic amongst users by suspending trading and withdrawals for a 12-hour period.
Friday should be quite quiet after recent events, with Victrex the biggest name expected to provide a trading update ahead of UK industrial production numbers later in the morning.
MPs who have bullied or sexually harassed their co-workers and staff will face stricter new sanctions for their actions and could be suspended.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has written to Chancellor Philip Hammond to say inflation will remain elevated for several years and that while UK economic growth is likely to grow faster than he expected this year, Brexit could still throw a major spanner in the works.
The Bank of England has increased its forecasts for economic growth and signalled that interest rates may rise sooner than it had indicated.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, according to data from the Labor Department.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Trump administration covertly communicated with Iran in an attempt to negotiate prisoner releases from both sides.
Investors in Britain put a record-breaking amount of money to work in 2017.
The campaign group Best for Britain that is fighting to keep the UK in the European Union has received £400,000 from billionaire George Soros through one of his foundations.
China's currency slumped overnight after hitting a two-year high the day before, following the release of weaker than expected foreign trade data, which some investors believe may goad Beijing nearer to loosening capital controls as a means of offsetting recent strength in the yuan.
Tate & Lyle said on Thursday that it remains on track to deliver full-year adjusted pre-tax profit at constant currency in line with guidance.
The UK housing market kicked off the new year much as it ended the last, with new buyer enquiries and sales drifting lower, according to the latest survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.