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.
Give Japanese central banker Haruhiko Kuroda credit for showmanship. The Bank of Japan 's (BOJ) move Friday to expand its quantitative easing program promptly sent the Tokyo stock market to a seven-year high, and the yen to a six-year low around �112 ...
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.
Rising house prices have taken the number of million pound home sales in the UK to a new high, according to research by Lloyds Bank.