Carolyn Fairbairn, the chair of the country's largest business lobby, urged MPs to do whatever it takes to resolve the Brexit “gridlock”.
Sterling was under pressure on Friday, dropping below $1. 28 for the first time since February as it emerged that Brexit talks between the government and the Labour party have collapsed, increasing the risk of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
Eurozone inflation picked up in line with expectations in April, as prices rose in the services sector.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday agreed to set out a plan for her departure from office after another vote on the Brexit withdrawal deal in June.
Sterling is coming under renewed selling pressure after the Prime Minister took a major step on Thursday towards standing down.
London could suffer from the tougher post-Brexit immigration rules with the City left facing a shortage of workers, said business lobby London First.
Don’t rush to buy the dip in cyclical stocks, Barclays said in a European equity strategy note on Wednesday.
Manufacturing activity in the New York Fed’s jurisdiction unexpectedly improved in May, to a six-month high, according to data released on Wednesday.
Supermarket chain Asda could be floated, staff were told on Wednesday, after the competition authorities derailed its proposed tie-up with rival J Sainsbury.
The UK Gambling Commission issued penalty charges totalling £4. 5m to four companies on Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation into money laundering and consumer safety in online casinos.
China’s economy stumbled last month, as retail sales grew at their weakest pace for 16 years and industrial production fell sharply.
Germany's economy bounced back as expected in the first quarter of 2019 as consumers spent more and construction and equipment activity increased.
Investors are gearing up for a difficult run on global markets, according to a closely-watched fund manager survey published on Tuesday, with a record number taking out protection against potential losses.
Britain risks imitating the rise in inequality seen in the United States which could weaken democracy as differences in income, education and health rise, a Nobel Prize-winning economist said on Tuesday.
Donald Trump continued his war of words with China on Tuesday, with a series of tweets claiming tariffs had rebuilt America’s steel industry and criticising Beijing for walking away from a deal.
German economic sentiment unexpectedly deteriorated in May as worries about trade relations between the US and China took their toll, according to the latest survey from the ZEW Center for European Economic Research in Mannheim.
The UK’s historic levels of employment continued to hold steady in the first quarter, with a record number of people in work.
Deputy governor of the Bank of England Ben Broadbent warned on Monday that another Brexit delay might damage the long-term economic outlook as the resulting uncertainty weighed on investor spirits.
The European Union has prepared a list of American exports that will be subjected to tariffs on 18 May should the US go ahead with $53bn-worth of levies on the bloc's car and auto parts exports.
Tensions between Washington and Beijing were put in sharp focus on Monday after a series of tweets by Donald Trump aimed at Chinese counterpart President Xi.