At its meeting on 6 October, the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted by a majority of 8-1 to maintain bank rate at 0.5 per cent.
A solar energy firm has gone into administration with the loss of more than 900 jobs. Staff at Leicester-based Mark Group Ltd, which was founded in 1974, were told the news on Wednesday afternoon.
It is crunch time for European banks. Over the next few weeks the new chief executives at three of the region's biggest lenders will present their debut strategies.
BRUSSELS/LONDON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Anheuser-Busch InBev Chief Executive Carlos Brito repeated his appeal to SABMiller shareholders on Thursday, again urging them to push the brewer's board into more serious takeover discussions.
(Adds details from complaint, fund performance). By Jennifer Ablan and Jonathan Stempel. NEW YORK Oct 8 (Reuters) - Famed bond investor Bill Gross has sued his former employer Pacific Investment Management Co and its parent Allianz SE for $200 ...