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Fed puts future rate rises on hold as pledges patience

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Federal Reserve has been gradually raising interest rates since 2015 The Federal Reserve has indicated it won’t raise interest rates anytime soon, marking an abrupt turnaround from earlier statements…




Brexit: May and Corbyn meet after PMQs clash

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJeremy Corbyn and Theresa May clash over Brexit policies Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn warmed up for their long-awaited meeting to discuss the way ahead on Brexit…


Credit card use squeezed over Christmas

Squeezed shoppers played safe with their credit cards at Christmas rather than spending big on the High Street, Bank of England figures show. Consumers paid back nearly as much as they borrowed on credit cards…


Brexit: Firms may speed up no-deal plans, says CBI

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCarolyn Fairbairn said a plan to renegotiate the UK’s withdrawal deal “feels like a real throw of the dice” UK companies are likely to speed up plans…