23rd October 2018

US markets pick up amid global sell-off

Image copyright AFP US stock markets have begun to recover from a global sell-off, regaining most of their losses in the final hour of trading. The three major indexes are between 0.5% and 0.7% lower,…



Crown prince: Investment conference is ‘great’

Saudi Arabia’s investment conference has gone ahead, with many boycotting the event. The Future Investment Initiative (FII) was due to feature 150 high-profile speakers from 140 firms. But some 40 participants are understood to have…


Drug stockpile warning over no-deal Brexit

Image copyright alicjane Image caption The UK imports more than 37 million packets of medicines each month The public may have to stockpile medicines if there is a no-deal Brexit, industry leaders say. Martin Sawer,…


Italy budget: European Commission demands changes

Image copyright AFP Image caption Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (L) and his two deputies – Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini (R) – have been told to revise their budget The European Commission has told…