HSBC's profits dived by almost 20pc as choppy financial markets and weak economic growth in Asia dented its bottom line in the first quarter of the year - but the results were better than expected as the bank successfully cut costs.
Two reports warn of the effects soaring house prices are having on family finances and what they risk inflicting in the future. 08:12, UK, Tuesday 03 May 2016.
European sentiment failed to get a lift from some of Asia's gains overnight; markets traded mostly higher despite a disappointing manufacturing purchasing manager's index (PMI) from China.
Fund group Aberdeen Asset Management saw interim profits nearly halve as it continued to suffer amid an emerging markets rout. Chairman Roger Cornick said the company remains 'vulnerable to further outflows over the next few quarters' (Aberdeen Asset ...
The founder of the clothing brand Joules is set to make about �40m in cash when the business he launched from stalls at country fairs floats on the stock market.