UK recovery perks up despite consumer gloom and inflation surge

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain’s economy unexpectedly regained momentum in October, despite surging costs and mixed consumer signals, according to surveys on Friday that could tempt the Bank of England to raise interest rates for the first time since the pandemic.FILE PHOTO:

U.S. economy grew at "modest to moderate" rate: Fed's Beige Book

FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is set against a blue sky in Washington, U.S., May 1, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo(Reuters) – The U.S. economy grew at a “modest to moderate” rate in September and early October, as the latest

Asian shares advance on earnings optimism, yen slips to 4-yr low

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares advanced on Wednesday and U.S. long-dated bond yields edged up to a five-month high on rising optimism about the global economy and corporate earnings, while the yen slipped to a four-year low on the dollar.FILE

Asian shares advance on earnings optimism, yen slips to 4-yr low

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares advanced and U.S. long-dated bond yields edged up to a five-month high on Wednesday on rising optimism about the global economy and corporate earnings while the yen slipped to a four-year low on the dollar.FILE

UBS's Weber centre stage as Santander-Orcel court battle resumes

MADRID (Reuters) – UBS Chairman Axel Weber is expected to take centre stage on Wednesday in a court battle that erupted after Spain’s Santander withdrew a multimillion-euro offer to the Swiss lender’s former top investment banker to be its CEO.Slideshow

World shares dip as China growth disappoints, oil extends rally

MILAN (Reuters) – World shares dipped on Monday after data showed slower-than-expected growth in China’s economy last quarter and surging oil prices fed inflation concerns.FILE PHOTO: A woman goes past the Italian Stock Exchange in Milan, as the country is