Banks will get cheap funds from the Bank of England to lend to small businesses for at least another two years. It comes as official figures show that lending to small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is picking up after several years of decline.
LONDON Britain's first deferred prosecution agreement (DPA), a new type of plea deal, was approved by a judge on Monday in a case about bribery of Tanzanian officials by executives of South Africa's Standard Bank.
Aberdeen Asset Management ADN -4.12 % is running very hard to stand still. The U.K.-based fund manager has been branching out from its emerging-market equities roots in recent years, but has still been battered by heavy outflows and weak performance ...
Uber is to launch its ride-sharing service in London this week as part of a wider regional push by the company to get customers to split a taxi journey.
... * Blue-chip FTSE 100 index flat. * Set for second straight monthly gain. * BHP falls sharply on Brazil fine concerns. * Aberdeen AM down on emerging market outflows (Updates prices).