Scotland could end up with a banking system much like that of Iceland on the eve of the financial crisis if it votes for independence, according to a warning from one of the world's leading rating agencies.
Lloyds Banking Group has appointed former Prudential UK chief executive Nick Prettejohn as chairman of Scottish Widows. Prettejohn, who was until recently a non-executive director of the Prudential Regulation Authority, will take on the role at the pension ...
LONDON--Building materials firm Travis Perkins PLC (TPK.LN) said Thursday it has started 2014 in line with expectations with like-for-like sales growth of 12.7%, and remains on course to meet the targets set out in February.
... * Anti-PD-L1 product and three other drugs into Phase III. * Q1 core earnings per share $1.17 vs consensus $1.20. * Q1 sales $6.42 billion vs consensus $6.37 billion.
Factory orders are growing at their fastest rate for nearly two decades, figures showed, as Bank of England policymakers said the UK's economic recovery was �building momentum�.