Consumption growth in China is “very likely” to slow further this year as the economy cools, the commerce ministry said, underlining the rising risks facing the nation as it navigates a trade war with the United States.
A measure of Australian consumer confidence recovered sharply in February after a dismal start to the year, as improved optimism on the economy and family finances suggested some resilience to gloomy media coverage.
Deutsche Post DHL has hired hundreds of workers to deal with new customs procedures expected to be imposed after March 29, when Britain is due to leave the European Union, an executive said on Tuesday.
Finance ministers from smaller European Union states on Tuesday opposed a plan to limit governments' power to block EU reforms on tax matters,further reducing the chances of introducing an EU levy on large digital firms.
Sales by China’s retail businesses during the Lunar New Year holiday rose 8.5 percent from a year earlier, pushing up consumer stocks on Monday, but a cooler pace of growth added to evidence the economy is slowing.
The sport industry's leading trade show ended on February 6 with an attendance figure slightly below 2018’s, though the event’s international appeal is still strong as it awaits its first summer edition.
The millionaire owner of Arcadia brands including Topshop, Dorothy Perkins and Miss Selfridge could face a police investigation and lose his knighthood over allegations of sexual assault and racial abuse.