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.
A first-quarter economic chill won't deter the Federal Reserve from its plan to raise interest rates this year, chair Janet Yellen said, assuring investors the pace of subsequent tightening would be gradual.
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.