LONDON Tom Hayes, a former trader accused of conspiring to rig benchmark interest rates, abandoned an attempt to coax his step brother into aiding his alleged scam after deciding it was wrong to ask for his help, a London court heard on Wednesday.
U.K. stocks rebounded, heading for their biggest jump in almost three weeks. Imperial Tobacco Group Plc climbed 3.3 percent after agreeing to buy Reynolds American Inc.'s Winston, Kool, Salem and Maverick.
It is the single largest fine handed out to an individual by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Stewart Ford, former chief executive of a company called Keysdata which sold the bonds, is one of three men to be fined a combined total of �80m.
(Adds more quotes from Beale, Bafin president, Axa CEO). LUXEMBOURG May 27 (Reuters) - A British referendum in favour of leaving the European Union would damage the country's business prospects, Lloyd's of London Chief Executive Inga Beale said in ...
Millward Brown and WPP's latest 2015 report on the world's most valuable brands has Apple surpassing Google for the number one spot.