Bob Diamond is making a dramatic return to banking, launching a vehicle with Africa's youngest billionaire that hopes to raise millions of dollars to invest in African banking.
Asian stocks jumped higher on Monday after strong economic data from the world's two largest economies helped sentiment, while a profit warning from QBE Insurance Group in Sydney weighed on Australian stocks.
Britain has 1m low-paid workers in public services, double previous estimates which did not account for workers in outsourced services, a think-tank has reported.
GROWTH of Scotland's private sector economy lost further momentum in November as the manufacturing sector slipped into reverse.
The rich should pay more tax and 50p is the correct rate for the highest level of income tax, Lord Kinnock has said. Years of austerity should be used to build a sound foundation for the future, Lord Kinnock said, not the platform for an ideology-driven shrinking ...