William Hill is expected to receive a takeover offer from rival gambling firms 888 and Rank Group after they joined forces to make a possible bid.
Since SoftBank announced its �24bn bid for Arm Holdings last week, much of the talk has been about how the UK is too willing to sell its few world-class businesses.
TOKYO Crude prices inched down on Monday in Asia, staying not far from two-month lows hit in the previous session, amid worries over a global oil glut.
MPs have called on the UK government to clarify future support for the renewables industry. The Scottish Affairs Committee heard evidence of uncertainty in the sector caused by recent changes to subsidies for renewable electricity generation.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has begun discussions with China on an ambitious free trade deal which could see greater access for major Chinese banks and businesses to the UK economy.