FILE PHOTO - The seal for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is on display in Washington, DC, U.S. on June 14, 2017.
As many as 4,000 jobs are on the line as Germany's ThyssenKrupp and India's Tata Steel prepare to merge their European steelmaking operations and generate savings of up to €600m a year.
Retail sales for August smashed expectations, growing well above the consensus forecast of 0.2pc, and providing a boost for the pound.
The OECD said Britain's labour market remained robust, but weak productivity and real wage growth persisted. Photograph: David Davies/PA.
It doesn't look like BAU (business as usual) at Kingfisher companies facing stock shortages. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA. Kingfisher · Nils Pratley on finance.