WASHINGTON, April 21 (Reuters) - A high-frequency trader in the United Kingdom has been criminally charged with manipulating the futures market and helping spark the infamous May 2010 "flash crash," the Justice Department said.
(Close): The FTSE 100 turned positive at the close boosted by strong gains from leading shares including ARM Holdings and Sky. The pair's strong results gave their share prices a strong upward push.
LONDON (ShareCast) - An investigation has been launched into the supermarket sector by the UK competition regulator after a "super-complaint" from consumer organisation Which?
The losses are in stark contrast to the year earlier, when pre-tax profits of �39.7m were reported by the company. Wonga has been significantly less active in the market over the last 12 months, as lending volumes fell to �732m, from �1.1bn in 2013.
Sky reported a 20% rise in operating profits after its UK business achieved its best start to a calendar year for more than a decade.