A leading researcher cut its growth forecast for the U.K. economy, dealing a blow to Prime Minister David Cameron on the eve of the tightest election in a generation.
HSBC Holdings Plc, Europe's largest bank, fell the most in more than two months in London stock trading after first-quarter revenue missed analysts' estimates and costs increased at a faster pace.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will announce a wide-ranging probe on Wednesday into how big technology companies such as Google (GOOGL.
The speed at which prices in the shops are falling eased last month, but retailers are expected to reduce them still further to entice reluctant consumers through the doors.
Tipperary-born technology entrepreneur Mike Lynch said Hewlett-Packard (HP) had failed to produce a "smoking gun" to back its claim that he masterminded a complex fraud to inflate the value of his Autonomy company by as much as $5bn (�4.5bn) before it ...