LONDON Britain's vote to leave the European Union must be binding, the chairman of Britain's ruling Conservative Party said on Sunday, and the exit process will be started before the next general election.
CHENGDU, China Britain's new finance minister Philip Hammond, under pressure from his peers from around the world, said on Sunday there could be more clarity later this year on how the country will exit the European Union.
CHENGDU, China The world's biggest economies will work to support global growth and better share the benefits of trade, policymakers said on Sunday after a meeting dominated by the impact of Britain's exit from Europe and fears of rising protectionism. | Video
CHENGDU, China Policymakers from the Group of 20 economies agreed conversations on Britain's exit from the European Union should start as soon as possible to get a clearer long-term perspective and lessen uncertainty, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said.
LONDON Overseas buyers lured by a plunge in the pound are looking to snare British companies on the cheap, ensuring a steady flow of deals since Britain voted to leave the European Union and defying expectations of an M&A drought.
CHENGDU, China U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said he told a meeting of policymakers from the Group of 20 economies that the United States's economy was strong and its job market was healthy.
CHENGDU, China There are no signs yet that economic development in Europe has been affected by Britain's decision to leave the European Union, but risks from Brexit could impact German growth down the line, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Sunday.
CHENGDU, China Europe's banking system is stronger as a whole due to reforms put in place in recent years but banks should continue to clean up balance sheets and address legacy quality issues, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Sunday.
CHENGDU, China Britain faced calls on Saturday from some European and Asian countries to move more quickly towards leaving the European Union, but the United States said the process was too sensitive to be rushed.
TORONTO Canada seeks a "strong trade agreement" with a Britain that has voted to leave the European Union, the country's Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Saturday on the sidelines of a G20 meeting in Chengdu, China.
LONDON Spain, Germany and Italy helped Vodafone to produce stronger than expected first-quarter sales growth despite a drag from European Union roaming charge cuts and a weak home market.
MORZINE, France Chris Froome enhanced his reputation as one of the best Tour de France riders when he virtually secured his third title, holding on to his overall lead in the last competitive stage, won by Spain's Ion Izagirre on Saturday.
MILAN Online retailer Amazon.com is set to announce on Friday the first in a series of investments in Italy worth at least 500 million euros ($550 million), a bet on the government's plan to go from laggard to leader in digital commerce, sources said.