January 2019

Amazon sparks fears with sales forecast

Image copyright Getty Images Amazon has forecast lower-than-expected sales for the first three months of the year sparking investor fears over slowing growth. Shares in the online giant fell almost 5% in after-hours trading despite…







Italy in recession amid sluggish eurozone

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The economy is a problem for Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte Italy’s economy tipped into recession at the end of last year, according to latest figures. In the final…


House price growth at near six-year low

Image copyright PA UK house prices grew at the slowest annual rate for nearly six years in January, according to the Nationwide. The lender said price growth “almost ground to a complete halt”, with prices…


Seven out of 10 water firms fail bills test

Image copyright Getty Images Only three out of 10 water firms in England and Wales have passed the latest review by regulator Ofwat. All firms had to submit plans to cut bills for millions of…