Markets lifted as economic data showed modest growth in the eurozone this summer following a second quarter when its recovery ground to a halt.
SCOTTISH recruiters have reported a surge in jobs, with improving prospects for both permanent and temporary work, according to a survey published today.
UK housebuilding activity grew in July at its fastest monthly pace since November 2003, and has extended its run of expansion to 18 months, a survey has shown.
CONSTRUCTION output has suffered a surprise fall in May as new work on private-sector housing dried up, suggesting the country's rapid economic growth over the past year might have lost momentum.
A DIP in official manufacturing output has cast doubt over the pace of the British economic recovery.