Hot Off The Wires - 7 January 2020
Gold prices surged to nearly seven-year high yesterday as tensions increased in the Middle East and investors rushed for safer assets.
The new leader of Iran’s elite expeditionary force, Brigadier General Esmail Ghaani, has vowed to expel the US from the Middle East.
Luxury carmaker Bentley returned to profitability in 2019, helped by a 5% sales increase after a strong performance in Europe and the Americas, the Volkswagen-owned brand said this morning.
London transport authorities do not expect the £18bn Crossrail line to open before autumn 2021, in the latest delay to Europe’s largest infrastructure project.
Top central banks will sweep up bonds worth hundreds of billions of pounds to kick-start growth again in 2020 in their latest unprecedented intervention into financial markets.
What bird has such a long tail that, when taking flight from a branch, it must launch itself backwards in order to avoid ripping the tail to shreds?