NEW YORK, Nov 21 (Reuters) - World stock markets and oil prices rallied Friday, fueled by hopes for global growth following a surprise rate cut by China and as the European Central Bank indicated it would step up its asset purchases to boost the euro zone ...
Insurance group Aviva has revealed late-stage takeover talks with smaller rival Friends Life that would create a company worth about �20bn if a deal succeeds.
A flag flies above the head office of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in St Andrew Square in Edinburgh, Scotland September 11, 2014.
U.S. stocks rose in midday trading Friday, on pace to extend their record highs from a day earlier. News of an interest rate cut in China and the possibility that Europe's central bank will do more to stimulate economic growth drove the rally.
MPs this week voted to allow pub tenants to buy beer on the open market, in a move billed as a victory for the small local landlord against the large pub companies.