Shoppers walk past a Foot Locker store in London. Associated Press
British shoppers started spending again early this year after a sluggish end to 2019, another sign that improved sentiment since December’s election is translating into stronger economic activity.
British consumers, whose spending has helped the economy through the Brexit crisis, cut back on their shopping in October, according to official data that adds to signs the economy is losing momentum.
The 37-year-old Swiss can clinch a record-extending 21st major if he manages to break free of the world number one's stranglehold.
G7 finance ministers on Friday backed an extension of a G20 bilateral debt relief initiative for the world’s poorest countries, but said it must be revised to address shortcomings hindering its implementation.
New orders for key US-made capital goods increased more than expected in August and shipments raced to their highest level in nearly six years, suggesting a rebound in business spending on equipment was underway after a prolonged slump.
Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (Dafza), announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Federation Israeli Chambers of Commerce (FICC), to define frameworks
The 10-year swap rate on the Dirham has steadied at 1.6 per cent by the end of H1-2020, only rising to 1.9 per cent during the first week of June before falling against to 1.6 per cent by the end of the month, according to the figures of the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates.