(Open): Well-received results from insurance giant Aviva helped to lift the FTSE 100 in early trade. Shares in Aviva rose 4.7% after it reported a 6% rise in operating profits to �2.17bn and a 30% increase in its final dividend.
NICOSIA/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Keen to keep a low profile over the Greek crisis, the European Central Bank will focus on improved growth prospects on Thursday and unveil some but not all the details of its 1 trillion euros-plus bond buying plan.
IT'S BEEN a tasty year for Greggs as full-year, pre-tax profit jumped 41 per cent to �58.3m on sales of �804m, a rise of 5.5 per cent, it announced yesterday.
SCOTTISHPOWER has been banned from proactive sales for 12 days after failing to meet customer service targets. The Glasgow-headquartered firm signed up to new Ofgem targets in November after the regulator identified problems with customers ...
China unveiled a fresh double-digit spending boost for its military -- the world's largest -- on Thursday with a 10.1 percent increase in 2015, as it pursues a series of territorial disputes with its neighbours.