West Texas Intermediate and Brent crudes fell, approaching four-year lows, on speculation OPEC won't do enough to curb a supply glut.
Royal Mail says it slashed growth forecasts for its parcels business after the online retailer Amazon began developing its own delivery operations.
The European Commission proposed a 315 billion-euro ($394 billion) investment plan based on guarantees and a small amount of seed money in order to offer European Investment Bank funds to a wider range of projects.
The voting firm's advice raises the prospect of a massive revolt over a �12m share award for Helge Lund, Sky News learns. 12:45, UK, Wednesday 26 November 2014.
Builders work on a new building being constructed in the foreground of the Canary Wharf financial district, seen from the O2 Arena on a foggy morning in East London March 30, 2014.