Members of the Co-operative group "will not see dividends for years" as the crisis engulfing it deepens. 6:40am UK, Thursday 17 April 2014.
STRONG demand from China's growing middle class for upmarket fashion and beauty products helped luxury retailer Burberry shrug off worries about the impact of the strong pound.
The former boss of the collapsed retailer JJB Sports forged a bank statement to disguise the fact he had borrowed �1.5m from another well-known retail figure, a jury was told.
Thursday 06:20 BST Asian markets are struggling to record a decent advance in spite of solid gains on Wall Street, but Hong Kong stocks were outperforming as Beijing eases lending rules for rural banks.
Reports that Facebook has plans to enter the financial-services arena should send out a warning to traditional high-street banks. The social network, for all its mis-steps - such as concerns about personal-data mining - is still seen as a trusted company, while ...