The number of positions waiting to be filled in the US rose in September to the highest level in more than three years, indicating some companies are preparing for an improving economy.
UPDATE: Silvio Berlusconi failed to muster an absolute majority in a ballot, fuelling further calls for him to resign as Italy struggles to convince investors it can fund itself.
The risks to Ireland’s economic forecast for average gross domestic product growth of 2.8 per cent between 2013 and 2015 “still lie to the downside,” according to Goodbody Stockbrokers.
Customer funds missing from bankrupt brokerage MF Global have been located in a custodial account at JPMorgan Chase & Co., according to two people with knowledge of the matter.
The US and Europe will pursue levies on the financial system “in their own way” rather than through a common global tax plan, according to an aide to President Barack Obama.
UPDATE: Lloyds Banking Group chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio requested a leave of absence on medical advice, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.