With just 100 days until Brexit, the United Kingdom is on the brink of leaving the European Union without a divorce deal, the nightmare scenario for many businesses which are now planning for an economic shock.
Large private companies in Britain will have to comply with governance standards for the first time from 2020 in a response to the collapse of unlisted retailer BHS that left thousands of people out of a job.
Hot weather helped British retail sales growth surge during the first half of this month, adding to signs that consumers are shrugging off a weak start to 2018, according to the CBI. But they weren't buying fashion.
Fashion retailers and department stores have had a tough time so far in February with the latest Confederation of British Industry (CBI) poll showing weak sales at stores, even though online continued to rise strongly.
Indian federal agents said on Monday they had launched an investigation into billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, one of the country's richest men, over accusations that he and others defrauded a state bank of $44 million.