Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline is considering floating its standalone HIV drugs business ViiV in a move that would propel the business into the FTSE 100's top 40 companies with a market valuation of up to �17billion.
LONDON�Retail sales in the U.K. fell in September, a further sign that the country's economy may be losing some momentum. The volume of retail sales fell 0.3% for the month compared with August, primarily to unseasonably warm weather putting a damper ...
About one in ten Lloyds employees are set to lose their jobs over the next three months as the group is expected to announce a further 10 per cent cut to its 88,000 workforce, it has been reported.
LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - British factory export orders fell in the three months to October at the fastest pace since January 2013, according to a survey from the Confederation of British Industry published on Thursday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Market expectations for the levels of interest rates needed to stabilise Britain's economy seem reasonable, Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said on Thursday.