By Sudip Kar-Gupta. LONDON | Mon May 20, 2013 12:03pm BST. LONDON (Reuters) - The FTSE 100 steadied near its highest level in five-and-a-half years on Monday, helped by a rise in bank stocks, and most analysts expected further near-term gains.
LONDON | Mon May 20, 2013 12:50pm BST. LONDON (Reuters) - British retailer Marks & Spencer is expected to report its lowest annual profit in four years on Tuesday as a struggling general merchandise division drags on the growth in food sales.
The independent board of Eurasian Natural Resources Corp has rejected a proposed offer by the embattled London-listed miner's billionaire founding shareholders to take it private.
The PM has penned a stiffly-worded letter to 10 overseas British territories demanding that they sign up to international tax treaties.
Helped by the warmer weather, footfall on the high-street rose 3.4pc year-on-year in April, the biggest increase since the run-up to Chrismtas in 2011.