LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top equity index edged lower in late trading on Thursday, with a slump in the share prices of supermarket operator Tesco and consumer goods group Unilever hurting sentiment.
LONDON (Reuters) - The former bosses of Britain's Co-operative Bank (COOBF.PK) are to blame for the lender's near-demise last year, a committee of lawmakers said, in a report which also questioned the role played by regulators and auditors KPMG.
Statistics show London house prices were up nearly 20% on the year in July, but now the market seems to be cooling. Getty Images. By.
A sharp fall in export orders is taking the steam out of the manufacturing sector's recovery as eurozone weakness weighs on demand, the CBI said.
Debenhams Plc (DEB), the U.K.'s third-largest department-store chain, said it's reducing the level of discounts ahead of the key Christmas season to avoid the damage to profitability that price cuts caused last year.