LONDON He was so obsessed with the numbers that he did not see his downfall coming. The first trader convicted by a jury in the global Libor rate-rigging scandal was a maths whiz nicknamed "Rain Man", who slept as an adult under a superhero duvet cover ...
House price inflation is beginning to match the growth in earnings, potentially making the property market more sustainable in the long run.
(Open): The FTSE 100 fell, with shares in Standard Life lower after it said its annuities business had suffered from recent pension reforms.
The insurer Direct Line has reported pre-tax profits up by nearly a half in the first six months of the year, following a “refresh” of the Churchill brand.
FRANKFURT - German car makers BMW, Audi and Mercedes will pay about €2.5bn to buy Nokia's maps business, beating out hi-tech rivals for location services seen as key to the future of self-driving cars.