Banks will get cheap funds from the Bank of England to lend to small businesses for at least another two years. It comes as official figures show that lending to small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is picking up after several years of decline.
LONDON A judge approved Britain's first deferred prosecution agreement (DPA), a new type of plea deal, on Monday in a case centred on $6 million in bribes paid to Tanzanian officials by the Tanzanian unit of South Africa's Standard Bank (SBKJ.
Gold prices rebounded off five-year lows on Monday as some investors rushed to grab a bargain while others closed out bets on weaker prices to lock in gains on the recent slide.
Tech leaders including Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg formed a coalition aimed at speeding up progress on the use of clean energy.
Uber journeys are going to get cheaper in London with the introduction of UberPool, a new option that allows passengers to share a ride with a stranger for a 25 pc discount.