Carolyn Fairbairn, the chair of the country's largest business lobby, urged MPs to do whatever it takes to resolve the Brexit “gridlock”.
RBS chair Howard Davies told Bloomberg TV on Friday that “people are starting to worry” about the policies that a potential government led by Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn might pursue.
President Donald Trump has postponed its decision on whether to impose tariffs on imports of automobiles and parts by six months to allow time for negotiations to continue with the country's main trading partners.
Americans were in much more buoyant spirits than believed in early May, although the potential impact on sentiment from the breakdown in trade talks between the US and China had yet to be seen, according to the results of a closely-followed survey.
Economists at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch cut their forecasts for the rate of growth in Britain's economy for this year and next, predicting that the uncertainty around Brexit will last for longer and that the US-China trade war will escalate.
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.
Non-EU arrivals to the United Kingdom won’t have to remember their pen from next week, with landing cards set to be scrapped.
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.
Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Wednesday, banning Chinese telecommunications companies such as Huawei and ZTE from selling their equipment in the US as he claims they pose “unacceptable risks”.
Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury said on Thursday that the company was considering buying Bombardier’s Belfast wing production plant as the Canadian company is looking to offload the site.
The House of Lords weighed in on the controversial HS2 high-speed rail project on Thursday, saying it would not offer value for money to the UK, and was at risk of “short changing” the North of England.
London could suffer from the tougher post-Brexit immigration rules with the City left facing a shortage of workers, said business lobby London First.
The White House may postpone the launch of tariffs on US imports of automobiles and car parts for as much as half a year.
The Bank of England warned prosecutors that criminal charges against Barclays could destabilise the bank, the Financial Times reported.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May will next month put her premiership on the line as she tries to force her Brexit deal through parliament, even as MPs across the divide said they would vote in down for a fourth time.
JP Morgan analyst Raul Sinha reiterated his 'underweight' stance on shares of HSBC, telling clients that the lender's valuation had yet to reflect the risk to revenues from trade concerns.
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.
Small business optimism improved throughout the month of April, increasing by 1. 7 points to 103. 5, with one index component falling, another unchanged and the remaining eight improving.
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.