Carillion is among the firms awarded contracts for the building of phase 1 of the HS2 rail line. Photograph: HS2/PA. Carillion. HS2 contractor Carillion races to raise funds after fresh profit warning.
Global economic growth could stoke a rise in inflation across the world, ending the era of flat prices - and ultra-low interest rates, Mario Draghi has indicated.
Shares in 21st Century Fox have jumped amid reports that several major companies have come forward as suitors for parts of its business.
The day has been a mixed one, with the FTSE 100 dipping early on the day, before reversing earlier falls around midday, while the FTSE 250 was also higher, before ending the day down.
A string of international banks plan to relocate part of their operations to Frankfurt as part of their Brexit plans. Photograph: SeanPavonePhoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto.