HSBC has sounded out investors about a flotation of its UK arm, in a move that would realise value from its high street banking business and address regulatory pressures.
... Print. * 2013 total cash raised to exceed 11 billion pounds. * To hit 15 billion in 2014 as firms seek to expand. * Vodafone special dividend may act as a catalyst.
Labour's plans to freeze fuel prices could bankrupt investors in energy companies, the head of the OECD has told Panorama. Forcing firms to absorb wholesale price increases could put investors in financial danger, said Angel Gurria, the organisation's ...
LONDON (Reuters) - Wages in Britain grew at their fastest rate in six years during November, a labour market survey indicated on Monday, providing a rare signal that a long-term decline in real incomes is being checked by a return to economic growth.
(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) By Ethan Bilby. HONG KONG Dec 9 (Reuters Breakingviews) - The World Trade Organisation has saved itself from irrelevance.