A modular home under construction in Coventry, UK. Reuters
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in Britain, in a major boost for the UK government and a sector hit by the slump in diesel sales and Brexit uncertainty.
The weeks before Easter are usually some of the busiest of the year for bankers, lawyers and consultants in the City of London, as clients rush to get deals done before a run of public holidays. But this year comparatively little has been happening.
Japanese businesses with links to Britain say they have no immediate plans to flee the country as its government seeks to hammer out terms of its exit from the European Union, a Reuters poll found. Many said they would take a «wait-and-see» stance toward Brexit.
Britain’s Brexit-bound economy unexpectedly grew in February, helped by manufacturers rushing to meet orders from clients who are stockpiling goods ahead of the country’s break from the European Union, official data showed. While still sluggish, the economy expanded by 0.2 per cent from January, the Office for National Statistics said. Economists in a Reuters poll had expected zero growth.
Qantas’s “flight to nowhere” is one of the fastest-selling in the airline’s history, with all tickets snapped up in 10 minutes. The Australian flag carrier decided to launch a seven-hour scenic route around the country,
US consumer sentiment increased in early September, with Democrats more upbeat about the economy’s outlook compared to Republicans ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election.
To the tune of Dhs43.13 billion in cash dividends for 2019 have already been paid out by Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and Dubai Financial Market to more than 700,000 investors