Telecoms businesses increased their spending on research and development by £192m to £947m, according to the latest statistics. This was a rise of 25.4%, taking it to a four-year high.
Commodities are the lifeblood of commerce and economic growth. Daily FX, the leading portal for forex trading news, has built an interactive tool showing global commodity imports and exports over the last decade. John Kicklighter at DailyFX has used the tool to put together his top five things you need to know about gold.
72 percent of UK residents said they do the majority of their banking online and 77 percent consider switching to digital-only providers.