Of course, a five-year share price high at Aviva is not terribly exciting when set against the performance of other non-banking financial giants.
The Bank of England's entanglement in the foreign exchange market scandal highlights the difficulties a central bank faces in staying abreast of markets while avoiding any hint of complicity in dubious practices.
Another month and another rise in house prices, which jumped 2.4 per cent in February as the market's recovery continued apace.
International Airlines Group chief executive Willie Walsh received almost �5 million in pay and bonuses last year. After passing up his performance-related bonus in 2012, Walsh received a bonus of �1.3 million on top of a salary of �825,000.
LONDON, March 7 (Reuters) - British online fashion retailer boohoo.com will have a market capitalisation of 560 million pounds ($936 million) when it lists on London's Alternative Investment Market next week.