Sept 23 (Reuters) - Is it a) funny, b) disturbing, or c) irrelevant that Alibaba went public at a sky-high valuation just at the point at which the red-hot economy which spawned it seems content to settle into a creaky middle age?
Figures published by the Office for National (ONS) Statistics today showed public sector borrowing has risen again - this time to �32.4bn between April and July, up from �23bn during the same period last year.
(Recasts with Spirit statement, updates shares). By Neil Maidment. LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - British pub chain Spirit Pub Co said it had rejected a 661 million pound ($1.08 billion) takeover approach from rival Greene King, reasoning it undervalued the ...
Labour leader Ed Milliband unveiled his much-trailed, Lib Dem-poached proposal for a so-called 'mansion tax' on homes worth more than �2m at his party's conference in Manchester today and, unsurprisingly, estate agents are less-than-impressed.
Mothercare's new chief executive, Mark Newton-Jones, is to invest �400,000 of his own money in the company's planned �100m rights issue, insisting the mother and baby goods specialist has a future in the UK.