Markets & Economy

  • 31 January 2015

    THE Glasgow hotel sector has achieved another year-on-year leap in revenue, boosted by major events staged in the city, the latest monthly figures have shown.

  • 31 January 2015

    CONSTRUCTION skills shortages are on the increase across a number of trades and professions, according to the Federation of Master Builders.

  • 31 January 2015

    LENDING by banks to small and medium sized enterprises fell by £1 billion net of repayments in December, official figures have shown.

  • 28 January 2015

    The FTSE 100 Index failed to take inspiration from Apple's quarterly profits haul today with corporate results from other Wall Street giants offsetting the technology giant's record figures.

  • 28 January 2015

    UK economic growth slowed sharply in the fourth quarter of last year - falling back below its long-term average as manufacturing achieved only marginal expansion and construction output tumbled - official figures have revealed.

  • 28 January 2015

    GLASGOW Chamber of Commerce has begun a study on the impact of the Living Wage, with its members, and expects this will be completed by May.

  • 28 January 2015

    THE North Sea will be hit especially hard by cost cutting by oil and gas firms following the slump in the crude price which will only stabilise at $90 per barrel in 2018, a prominent investment bank has warned.

  • 28 January 2015

    Investors expect a steady UK market for initial public offerings (IPOs) in the next 12 months despite the political and economic headwinds..

  • 28 January 2015

    LENDING by the major UK banks to companies fell by £2.4 billion net of repayments in December, for the second successive month, industry figures have shown.