The bosses of leading City firms are to be made more accountable for their actions under proposals that could make them wait up to seven years for their bonuses and potentially be jailed if their banks fail.
HSBC has closed a number of bank accounts belonging to Muslim clients, including one of London's largest mosques, because they fall outside the bank's "risk appetite".
New York stock market Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters. The US economy bounced back strongly in the spring, shaking off the effects of an unusually harsh winter, the Commerce Department ...
... * Initial $875 mln payout, up to $1.22 bln more if goals hit. * AstraZeneca gets access to Eklira and pipeline products. * Disposal leaves Almirall focused on dermatology.
ITV enjoyed a 40pc leap in pre-tax profits to �250m in the first half of the year as advertisers paid top prices for World Cup slots.