PADDY Power has seen profits slump by 20 per cent in the first half of the year as football and racing punters took the Irish bookmaker to the cleaners.
The AA's chief executive and finance director both quit yesterday, just two months after Britain's largest roadside-assistance group joined the London Stock Exchange.
Deutsche Bank in London has been fined �4.7m by the City watchdog for incorrectly reporting tens of millions of transactions in a way that meant the regulator would have been unable to detect any market abuse or insider trading.
London's property market stagnated for a second month in August as buyers became reluctant to accept high asking prices amid the prospect of increasing borrowing costs, Hometrack Ltd.
The microchip supplier behind Beats by Dre headphones and Bluetooth speaker docks pulsed up to the top of the mid-tier table yesterday on news that it had received a bid from its American rival Microchip Technology.