THE number of millionaires in the UK has shot up by 41 per cent over the past five years thanks to booming house prices and stock market gains, according to new figures.
Merger mania was back on the minds of investors yesterday after building materials group CRH snapped up an American glazing firm for �843m.
... * Nationwide July core CPI 0.0 pct vs f'cast -0.2 pct * July household spending -0.2 pct yr/yr vs f'cast +1.3 pct * BOJ sanguine for now, Kuroda says ready to act if needed By Leika Kihara TOKYO, Aug 28 Japan's core consumer inflation was flat in ...
HOUSTON (AP) " Schlumberger is buying Cameron in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $12.71 billion that would create an oilfield equipment and service powerhouse.
While OPEC's fight to snatch market share from rival oil producers might look like a costly failure as prices languish below $50 a barrel, an entirely different picture could emerge next year.