Shares in Britain's banks surged yesterday as new rules on the cash they must hold as a proportion of loans turned out to be less onerous than feared and Royal Bank of Scotland converted last year's third-quarter loss into a thumping profit.
1 of 2. An employee of a foreign exchange trading company works in front of monitors displaying the Japanese yen's exchange rate against the U.S.
WPP's founder Sir Martin Sorrell warned yesterday that the Ebola epidemic, the rise of Isis and unrest in Hong Kong are �grinding down� confidence among major advertisers.
The United Kingdom's net contribution to the European Union increased by a third last year, to �11.3bn, according to new figures.
LONDON�British Airways parent International Consolidated Airlines Group SA on Friday raised its full-year earnings guidance as a turnaround at Spanish unit Iberia spurred a 30% rise in third-quarter operating profit.