Index closed at 30,003.49, breaching the 30,000 threshold for the first time since the financial crisis.
British GDP expected to come in at 1.5% for 2017, falling further until 2020.
A combination of aggressive acquisitions and expansion initiatives have transformed the petrochemical company in a matter of years.
Political developments spark another intraday rally keeping the British currency firmly in positive territory.
Collapse of coalition talks in Eurozone's biggest economy weighs on the euro ahead of next round of Brexit talks.
Official data reveals visitor numbers rose by 5% as tourists took advantage of the British currency's dip.
Commentators bemoan the British currency's unpredictability as political and economic headwinds make life difficult for forecasters.
Sterling tumbles against its main rivals amid growing uncertainty over the government's future and Brexit negotiations.
Investment vehicles created to encourage sustainability projects have seen their global popularity soar, report says.
The price of oil has risen quickly over the last week or so. However, substantial evidence indicating fundamentals have changed to justify such a speedy increase is yet to emerge.
Most of the detainees are being housed at the Ritz-Carlton in the kingdom's capital city of Riyadh.
Two of the UK's 'Big Six' energy companies hope to form a mammoth supplier serving over 12 million households.
Sterling climbs against euro and dollar as it pares losses incurred in the aftermath of Bank of England's historic rate hike.
With the interest rate hike already priced in, the sterling saw some serious intraday selling.
UK central bank expects economic growth to fall from 1.7% this year to 1.6% in 2018 before picking up again.
UK central bank delivers first rate rise in a decade and reverses 0.25% cut introduced in the wake of the Brexit vote.
Sterling registers huge gains against dollar and euro with the Bank of England poised to hike interest rates.
Surge led by strong sales of autos and other durable goods, according to official data.
Ex-employee tells IBTimes UK that senior managers at Japan's industrial giant were too scared or proud to admit failures that have now amplified into a colossal scandal.
Policy stimulus and frenetic construction for the summer games in 2020 seen aiding Japanese economy, according to new analysis.