... * FTSE 100 falls after 5-day winning run. * Ex-dividends take around 11 points off the index. * MPC minutes show two members voted for tightening.
The North Sea most eminent oil and gas tycoon has delivered a devastating blow to Alex Salmond's independence campaign by warning there are only 15 years of reserves left before its decline starts wreaking major damage on the Scottish economy.
Balfour Beatty investors said the prospect of a tie-up with construction industry rival Carillion is not yet dead in the water, after talks between the two sides collapsed.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets rose on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve indicated there is no rush to bring forward plans to raise interest rates in the future, reversing earlier declines that were driven by hints from the Bank of ...
The number of people who are self-employed has increased by over 730,000 in the past six years, but average income has slumped by 22 per cent, a new study has revealed.