Maternity-apparel retailer Destination Maternity Corp. dropped its bid to buy U.K.'s Mothercare PLC in what would have been the first U.S.
... * New company will have 20 million customers. * Will pay in cash, debt, TV stake, share placing. * Murdoch likely to use proceeds to pursue Time Warner.
Business secretary Vince Cable is set to refer the liquidators of failed electrical goods retailer Comet to the accounting watchdog ICAEW.
If the Treasury gets the chance to trim its holding in RBS, it should probably take the chance. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA. It's a miracle!
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some disappointing U.S. earnings, including those of Amazon.com, and weak German economic data pressured world stock markets on Friday, while the euro clung to an eight-month low against the U.S.