The turmoil in global financial markets has shattered the confidence of domestic businesses, according to an important snapshot of economic sentiment.
Economic View: Ever since the global financial crisis, the pace of economic expansion has been disappointing both relative to history and to the expectations of the majority of economic forecasters
Don’t judge me on the Royal Mail float today, said Vince Cable in October. Judge me in three months’ time.
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The founders of the UK's fastest growing technology company have bought back the business they sold to a billion pound company just five years ago.
Vince Cable believes target of 25 per cent female representation by 2015 can be met
A worldwide share plunge saw the FTSE 100 Index fall more than 100 points today as a run of pessimism on the markets pulled leading stocks further down from near-record heights seen just a few weeks ago.
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Average chief executive is still a fiftysomething man as women struggle to get on boards
Fears over the health of the US economy and worries over a possible bird flu pandemic sent investors crashing down to earth today as global stock markets plunged.
The shockwaves from Greece's failure to form a coalition government have continued to reverberate around markets, though upbeat US economic indicators gave the more positive-minded investor something to latch on to.
Financial markets were plunged into fresh turmoil after Greece's political parties failed once again to agree to form a unity government, and European policymakers warned that Greece's aid payments would be cut off unless Athens quickly produced an administration prepared to deliver far-reaching economic reforms and budget cuts.
Nervous traders wiped £28.5 billion from the value of London's leading shares index today as fears intensified that Greece will crash out of the euro.
Vodafone's £1 billion play for ailing telecoms group Cable & Wireless Worldwide was cast into doubt today after the target's biggest shareholder refused to back the deal.