Chinese president Xi Jinping will be confirmed for a second five-year term this month.
Image copyright Reuters McDonald’s has reported better than expected sales in the third quarter as it pushes back against competitors such as Chipotle and Burger King. The fast food giant’s revenues fell 10% to $5.75bn in the three months to September after selling Asian restaurants. However, US sales jumped 4.1% and global sales rose 6% […]
Image copyright Getty Images Three more banks have failed to pass on the full rise in base rates to savers, despite pleas from Number 10 and the Bank of England. Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest and Tesco Bank have announced their savings rates will rise by 0.2% or less. That is despite last week’s rise […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Philip Hammond says driving down the deficit remains ‘the right way to go’ The Chancellor is facing the conflicting pressures of a push to spend more while also trying to cut the deficit, a leading think tank has said. The Institute for Fiscal Studies said Philip Hammond was under […]