Wednesday, February 21st 2018
- hammond philip chancellor 1024x683 - UK February public sector surplus beats forecasts

UK February public sector surplus beats forecasts

The UK's budget surplus widened further at the start of the year, with economists optimistic that Westminster was set to overshoot its own targets for fiscal consolidation. Public sector net borrowing…
- bhp portada - Asia report: Markets higher ahead of Fed minutes

Asia report: Markets higher ahead of Fed minutes

Markets in Asia finished mostly higher on Wednesday as volumes started to return after the Lunar New Year holiday for many in the region, although mainland China bourses remained closed. In Japan, the Ni…
- jobcentreplus 1024x676 - UK wage growth stirs into life as unemployment rises

UK wage growth stirs into life as unemployment rises

UK unemployment increased unexpectedly at the end of last year but wage data was mixed, which may stoke some further speculation about the Bank of England's likely path for interest rate hikes. The headl…