UK productivity growth is the lowest since the second world war. Photograph: Christopher Thomond/Guardian. Larry Elliott. Wednesday 1 April 2015 05.33 EDT Last modified on Wednesday 1 April 2015 05.55 EDT.
... * First-half profit falls 10 pct but beats forecasts. * Firm confident of meeting full-year expectations. * Shares rise up to 9 pct, down a quarter over past year (Adds detail, CEO, analyst comment).
The annual report for the Prudential, which is the parent company of M&G, lists an individual who was paid between �15.3 million and �15.4 million for 2014.
LONDON (Reuters) - UK shares made a positive start to the second quarter on Wednesday, with miner Evraz (EVRE.L) and transportation group FirstGroup (FGP.
Scotch whisky sales in 2014 were hit by political volatility in key markets. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA. Severin Carrell. Wednesday 1 April 2015 05.37 EDT Last modified on Wednesday 1 April 2015 06.21 EDT.