Britain's newest bank, TSB, has rejected claims that it is too small to compete and says it is winning almost ten per cent of new bank accounts.
Tesco shares fell to their lowest level in more than 11 years on Friday after the retailer's credit rating was downgraded and news emerged that an institutional shareholder had sold off his stake.
The chief executive of Shire plc, which has major operations in Massachusetts, said Friday that his company's prospects remain bright despite the recent collapse of a $55 billion merger with another biopharmaceutical company.
Tennent's Lager owner C&C Group has seen its share price tumble by more than 10 per cent as investors responded to its takeover approach for Spirit Pub Company.
Pets at Home said repeat visits from cossetted cats and pampered pooches have driven a 4.2 per cent rise in underlying third quarter sales.