A broker downgrade in the utility sector and further signs of the impact of discount grocers on the UK's main supermarket chains stood out on Wednesday, as the FTSE 100 held around its best level in a month.
Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest banks have been fined �14.5m by the Financial Conduct Authority for "serious failings" in mortgage sales.
Global law firm Baker & McKenzie is to create its new Global Services Centre in Northern Ireland, which will create 256 new jobs.
Former takeover target Balfour Beatty has increased the estimated value of its public-private partnership (PPP) portfolio by nearly half.
The �4bn outflow from Invesco Perpetual Income Fund since Neil Woodford's departure is because investors have chosen to follow him or are moving to other equity funds, Laith Khalaf has said.