Markets & Economy

  • 29 November 2014

    GLASGOW'S hotel sector enjoyed a 21.3 per cent year-on-year hike in revenues in August, as the city received a major boost from the Commonwealth Games, a survey has shown.

  • 29 November 2014

    The FTSE 100 Index struggled for direction as sliding oil prices pushed heavyweights such as BP and Royal Dutch Shell lower but delivered more cheer for travel stocks.

  • 28 November 2014

    THE key Scottish engineering sector has seen an improvement in conditions but still faces major export challenges in the eurozone and Russia, according to the latest research from its trade body.

  • 27 November 2014

    SCOTLAND'S business population fell by one per cent last year, according to the Office of National Statistics.

  • 26 November 2014

    LENDING by the major UK banks to companies fell again in October, industry figures have revealed.

  • 26 November 2014

    OIL and gas firms need to double exploration drilling in UK waters to more than 90 wells per year over the next two decades to make the most of the estimated $1.3 trillion (£0.8trn) of resources which potentially remains in the area, accountancy giant Deloitte has said.