London: British consumer confidence jumped the most in 18 years in May as Britons became less pessimistic about their finances and the economy, a report by GfK NOP showed.
Sat, 28 May, 2011
London: British consumer confidence plunged the most since 1994 this month as an increase in sales tax hurt shoppers’ appetite for spending, a report by GfK NOP showed.
Sat, 29 Jan, 2011
A gloomy consumer confidence survey and bad news from Asian markets served to pull the FTSE 100 Index downwards today.
Fri, 28 Jan, 2011
British consumers became increasingly pessimistic about the state of the economy and their own finances during December, research suggested today.
Tue, 21 Dec, 2010
Consumer confidence in the UK has plunged to its second lowest level on record, with a marked drop among young people, researchers said today.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2009
More than half of people claim they would boycott a financial services firm if it was operating in an unethical manner, research in the UK showed today.
Thu, 24 Jul, 2008
The Bank of England is expected to frustrate households this week by leaving interest rates unchanged at 5% for another month.
Sun, 01 Jun, 2008
Inflation fears deterred British economic policymakers from a second rate cut in as many months today.
Thu, 06 Mar, 2008
The FTSE 100 Index soared above the 6400 barrier today as the market notched its biggest weekly gain since before the summer's credit crunch.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2007
Nearly half of small and medium-sized British firms believe changes to capital gains tax (CGT) will have a negative impact on their business, a survey said today.
Sun, 25 Nov, 2007
Ingredients and sugar group Tate & Lyle led a downbeat close to the week for the London market after a disappointing trading update saw the stock hit a three-year low.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2007
Tate & Lyle caused its shares to tumble today after it warned its sugar division would post a small first-half loss.
One in three elderly people in the North believe life is getting worse, a startling new report revealed today.
Wed, 13 Jun, 2007
Sterling strengthened against the dollar today after an upbeat survey on British retail sales fuelled expectations of more interest rate hikes in the UK.
Tue, 01 May, 2007
Sterling strengthened against the dollar today after an upbeat survey on retail sales fuelled expectations of more interest rate hikes.
The mood of British households brightened during April as consumer confidence lifted to its highest point in six months, figures revealed.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2007
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