17 December 2014
How significant is today's confirmation that earnings are at last rising faster than inflation?
The director of Premier Oil says no new North Sea projects are profitable with oil below $60 a barrel and the industry is "close to collapse".
Switzerland's National Bank will bring in a negative interest rate cutting the value of any money left on deposit in the country.
Recent falls in the price of oil are likely to be temporary, says the oil minister for Saudi Arabia, Opec's biggest producing nation.
Shares in the airline Aer Lingus jump after a report in the Financial Times says that British Airways-owner IAG is considering a takeover offer.
UK retail sales rose at their fastest annual rate in more than 10 years in November, thanks to the effects of Black Friday.
18 December 2014
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