A TOP executive at Lloyds is to become one of just a handful of female FTSE 100 bosses after being appointed to lead Premier Inn and Costa coffee owner Whitbread.
Chancellor George Osborne yesterday received a boost ahead of his emergency summer budget as official figures showed a better-than-expected improvement in the UK's public finances.
Much of the selloff in Treasuries this month was linked with a bond rout in Europe. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reminded investors that further bond losses may ensue from a stronger U.S.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has expressed its concern over the potential purchase of the K-Y Jelly brand by Reckitt Benckiser (RB) from Johnson & Johnson, saying that the price of sexual lubricant could slip to new highs.
Paul Sakuma, Associated Press - Ap FILE - In this April 17, 2014, file photo, Philip Morris' Marlboro cigarettes are on display at a market in Palo Alto, Calif.