The insurance giant RSA has posted a 33pc increase in underlying pre-tax profits as its chief executive said the firm had moved “seamlessly” out of its turnaround programme.
The future of the London Stock Exchange, and the proposed merger between Deutsche B�rse and the London Stock Exchange, raises serious issues of national interest as well as the future of London as a global financial capital.
The firm this morning posted a pre-tax profit of �43.9m for the 12 months to 31 December 2016. This compared with a pre-tax loss of �14.8m in the previous year, when it was hit by exceptional items on longstanding contract disputes.
One in six over-40s are concerned they will need to ask their children for financial support in retirement, a study has found. Some over-40s may be forced to ask their children for financial help when they retire, a survey has said.
British Gas owner Centrica has fuelled further controversy over energy prices after reporting another profit rise at its UK supply business.