U.S. central bank announced it will begin to roll off its $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October. The Fed did not raise its benchmark interest rate.
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.
A COUPLE who bought a �290,000 house they say was greenlit by surveyors have been left fuming after a ceiling caved in within days of moving in.
The OECD said Britain's labour market remained robust, but weak productivity and real wage growth persisted. Photograph: David Davies/PA.