Markets & Economy

  • 30 May 2015

    GLASGOW and Edinburgh both figure in a list of the dozen most dynamic cities in Europe, compiled by commercial property specialist Jones Lang LaSalle.

  • 29 May 2015

    Blue-chip shares closed below the 7000 mark dragged down by disappointing US growth data and continuing uncertainty over the Greek debt crisis.

  • 29 May 2015

    EMPLOYMENT at firms in Britain's dominant services sector has risen to its highest level for almost seven years, new CBI data shows.

  • 29 May 2015

    SCOTTISH companies have been urged to make sure they apply to win business through the pioneering £1.13 billion Glasgow and the Clyde Valley City Deal, as a first procurement event takes place today.

  • 28 May 2015

    RETAIL stocks helped the FTSE 100 Index hold firm today as the latest fears over Greek debt talks weighed on European markets.

  • 28 May 2015

    UK growth in the first quarter has been left unrevised by the Office for National Statistics at only 0.3 per cent, in spite of projections from the Bank of England and economists that it would be revised up.

  • 28 May 2015

    ONE of Scotland's top fund managers has declared the "tragedy" of the era since Margaret Thatcher came to power has been that the notion of entrepreneurial freedom has not translated into creating great companies.

  • 28 May 2015

    CONSUMER confidence in the UK has surged to its highest level in nine years after rising for a fifth successive quarter, a survey by market analyst Nielsen has found.

  • 28 May 2015

    SCOTTISH food exports have topped £1.1 billion for the first time after sales of fish and seafood soared in overseas markets, official figures show.