A scheme to finance bank loans for small businesses with cheap government money has been extended by two years with an extra boost for new “challenger banks”, the Bank of England and the Treasury have announced.
LONDON - ICBC Standard Bank agreed to pay nearly $33 million in penalties and enter into a so-called deferred prosecution agreement related to bribery of officials in Tanzania, British authorities said on Monday.
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.