Attempts to defuse public anger over energy bosses' pay by appointing a new, cheaper, chief executive at British Gas were widely criticised yesterday.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc halted a slowdown in user-growth in the second quarter with the help of product tweaks and services built around the summer's World Cup, assuaging concerns for now that the online messaging service had peaked.
Scandal engulfed the banking sector again yesterday as the Swiss bank UBS and Deutsche Bank admitted that they had been dragged alongside Barclays into an escalating inquiry into predatory high-frequency traders in so-called �dark pool� stock ...
The private-equity group Electra has repelled an attack by the activist investor Ed Bramson, who wants to join the company's board and launch a review of its strategy.
POUNDLAND'S loss is Morrisons' gain was the snap market verdict to the supermarket chain's recruitment of Andrew Higginson as its next chairman.