Two British high street retailers launched on the London Stock Exchange this morning as part of the rush of companies looking to float amid a flourishing IPO market.
LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca has agreed to sell its Alderley Park research site in northern England to a public-private partnership group as it moves drug discovery to a new global centre in Cambridge.
Mark Carney has warned the Royal Bank of Scotland might have to move their headquarters to England if Scotland becomes independent and joins the European Union.
In a busy day for retail news, online grocer Ocado has fallen back despite saying a rise in first quarter sales put it on track to make a maiden pretax profit this year.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain-based insurer Prudential (PRU.L) has delivered a 17 percent rise in operating profit for 2013, driven by robust sales in Asia and strong earnings in the United States.