The Governor giveth and the Governor taketh away. The Bank of England has come to the end of its long march to get banks to hold more capital.
Manufacturing activity in China hit a three-year low in November, an industry survey shows, supporting the case for more accommodative policies as authorities seek to prop up growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Cyber Monday finished strong, with Adobe estimating a 12% gain to a record $2.98 billion. And for the full holiday weekend, it says online sales jumped 15% to $11 billion.
LONDON - Unemployment across the 19-country eurozone economy has fallen to its lowest level in nearly four years, official figures showed Tuesday, in another positive sign for an economic region that has struggled to get people back to work for years.
Manchester City's parent company has been valued at $3bn (£2bn) after selling a 13% stake, worth £265m, to a consortium of Chinese investors.