NEW YORK Stocks ended slightly higher on Wall Street in volatile trade on Tuesday and a global equities gauge was flat, while the euro fell as Greece grappled with a looming deadline on a debt payment to the IMF.
LONDON The FTSE hit its lowest level since mid-January on Tuesday, pulled down by miners and supermarkets and underperforming even euro zone shares despite Greece being hours away from a repayment default.
The founding father of UK's bank ringfencing has dismissed the idea that by pushing retail banking units into standalone entities they could “go wandering off” and disregard parent groups' strategy.
Ministers will signal today that they are prepared to overrule the findings of a three-year, �20 million report into airport expansion in London in order to head off a political row.
The Government and EDF are in talks over who will pick up the costs if Austria wins its appeal against the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear plant once construction has begun.