Many large UK retailers will struggle to meet higher interest payments this year if the Bank of England raises rates, according to a study carried out by Company Watch.
European Union trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström said the bloc “will stand up to the bullies” over protectionism and will not be intimidated by the US on trade tariffs.
The European Central Bank had not even begun to discuss possible revisions to its 'forward guidance', a top official clarified.
House prices dropped sharply in London last month, in contrast to the rest of Britain where the country as a whole continued to grow compared to last year but down on the preceding month.
Elon Musk, Tesla and SpaceX founder has announced his intention to send rockets on short trips to Mars by as soon as 2019.
Influential Democratic lawmaker Elizabeth Warren may tip the balance in favour of the White House’s planned international trade tariffs amid divisions within the Republican party on the measures.