As the power supplier announced a 5.6pc rise in annual profits to �1.4bn, Ian Marchant lashed out at critics in Westminster and said that the company suffered because of the �big numbers� in its results.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke defended the central bank's record stimulus program under questioning from lawmakers, telling them that ending it prematurely would endanger a recovery hampered by high unemployment and government ...
Nationwide has increased its share of the British mortgage market to a record level, helped by government-funded programmes to support housebuyers, such as the Bank of England's Funding for Lending Scheme.
Less than a week after Wm Morrison unveiled its long-awaited tie-up with Ocado, one of the supermarket's biggest shareholders sold out.
The amount of food bought by Britons has dropped to its lowest in nearly ten years as shoppers shun the high street amid cold weather and the uncertain economy, according to official figures.