(Open): Well-received results from insurance giant Aviva helped to lift the FTSE 100 in early trade. Shares in Aviva rose 4.7% after it reported a 6% rise in operating profits to �2.17bn and a 30% increase in its final dividend.
Houses are reflected in the door handle of a property in central London in this August 18, 2008 file photo. Credit: Reuters/Luke MacGregor.
(Bloomberg) -- The euro weakened to an 11-year low against the dollar as traders prepared for the European Central Bank to announce details of its debt-purchase program, deepening its differences with the U.S.
IT'S BEEN a tasty year for Greggs as full-year, pre-tax profit jumped 41 per cent to �58.3m on sales of �804m, a rise of 5.5 per cent, it announced yesterday.
SCOTTISHPOWER has been banned from proactive sales for 12 days after failing to meet customer service targets. The Glasgow-headquartered firm signed up to new Ofgem targets in November after the regulator identified problems with customers ...