Attempts to defuse public anger over energy bosses' pay by appointing a new, cheaper, chief executive at British Gas were widely criticised yesterday.
Outside Twitter's San Francisco headquarters on Tuesday. The company said that on average it had 271 million active users a month at the end of June, a 24 percent increase from the same time last year.
UBS, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank have been drawn into a deepening probe of banks' anonymous �dark pool� trading venues, with all three receiving subpoenas from authorities demanding details of their operations.
POUNDLAND'S loss is Morrisons' gain was the snap market verdict to the supermarket chain's recruitment of Andrew Higginson as its next chairman.
The private-equity group Electra has repelled an attack by the activist investor Ed Bramson, who wants to join the company's board and launch a review of its strategy.