Controversial payday lender Wonga crashed more than �37million into the red last year, it was announced today. The hefty loss, down from a near �40m profit the previous year, came as it suffered a slump in lending.
... * Nine month op profit up 20 percent to 1.03 billion pounds. * In UK adds 127,000 new users in Q3, up 41 pct on last year. * Shares up 4 percent, hit highest in 14 years (Adds CEO quotes).
Shares in Greece's stricken banks fell to an all-time low this morning as reports suggested the European Central Bank was considering pulling the plug on the country's lenders.
LONDON, April 21 (Reuters) - Britain's embattled supermarkets face a possible probe by competition regulators after UK consumer watchdog Which?
Discount clothing retailer Primark reported a 12% rise in total sales in the six months to February, while operating profits were boosted by 8% in the same period.