Britain's economy has shown signs of continued strength after growing 2.6 percent in 2014 as the decline in oil prices lowers input costs, helping companies at a time of weak growth in the euro area.
LONDON (Reuters) - European shares clung to seven-year highs on Monday, lifted by merger activity in the telecoms sector, while Asian stocks edged up after China cut interest rates at the weekend.
HONG KONG, March 2 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares edged up on Monday after China's central bank cut interest rates to support the slowing economy.
Fed's March Committee Meeting May Focus on Language, Keep Pointing at June Rate Hike Language may be the primary talking point at the Federal Reserve's next Open Market Committee meeting, which shall be taking place from March 17 to 18, 2015.
After decades of shop floor and political campaigning, US retailers are finally finally beginning to increase their minimum wages.