J Sainsbury sales fell in the last four weeks as pressure on prices and the rise of the discounters Aldi and Lidl takes its toll on the industry.
Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest banks have been fined �14.5m by the Financial Conduct Authority for "serious failings" in mortgage sales.
Global law firm Baker & McKenzie is to create its new Global Services Centre in Northern Ireland, which will create 256 new jobs.
Former takeover target Balfour Beatty has increased the estimated value of its public-private partnership (PPP) portfolio by nearly half.
The �4bn outflow from Invesco Perpetual Income Fund since Neil Woodford's departure is because investors have chosen to follow him or are moving to other equity funds, Laith Khalaf has said.