In an interview with the Financial Times, the president of the Federal Reserve bank of Philadelphia, Patrick Harker, said it would be "prudent" for the US central bank to defer its next interest rate hike until December, instead of tightening at its September meeting.
Foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said Donald Trump’s planned state visit to the UK will go ahead, despite its omission from the .
US President Donald Trump has suggested the construction of a border wall with neighbours Mexico could be partly financed by attaching solar panels to its structure.
Sterling put in an unfamiliar positive performance on most key crosses Wednesday thanks to a hawkish jawbone on UK interest rates by Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane.
Crude-oil futures went for a skate lower on Tuesday as traders sold the black liquid aggressively on renewed fears of oversupply, this stoked by burgeoning output from Libya and Nigeria and also US shale pumping concerns.
Crude oil futures' grip on a key level of technical support was being tested ahead of the release of key industry data on the state of US inventories.
Jose Mourinho, the current manager of Manchester United football club, has been accused of tax fraud in Spain relating to his time as coach of Real Madrid.