AstraZeneca was left looking under the weather as traders fretted that its diabetes drug faced stiff competition from a rival. Shares in the FTSE 100 pharmaceuticals giant slumped 157�p, or 3.3pc, to �45.48 after American drugs group Merck announced that ...
A UK financial trader accused of contributing to the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" is due to appear in court again on Wednesday.
Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered (2888) reported a 22 percent drop in profits in the first quarter yesterday as losses from bad loans jumped 80 percent from a year ago and trading conditions remained challenging.
Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband (right) speaks to supporters and members of the media in the garden of the party's constituency office in Rhiwbina, Britain yesterday.
The chief executive of Ulster Bank is to be appointed head of Williams & Glyn as the challenger bank prepares to float on the stock market nearly three years after it was originally due to be sold.