Wed May 22, 2013 11:03am EDT. * Market operators had expected a 0.1 percent rise. * Sales rose by 0.7 percent in volume terms. By David Ljunggren.
George Osborne yesterday revealed that the Government will set out its strategy �to return RBS and Lloyds to the private sector� after the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards' final report is published next month.
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt rejected the idea put forward by Labour leader Ed Miliband that the search giant should practise "responsible capitalism", arguing the company simply follows international tax laws - which he described as "irrational".
US markets surged to record highs on Wednesday as US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said the American economy was in better health than a year ago, but warned that slamming the breaks on its fiscal stimulus package would jeapordise the ...
By Alistair Smout. LONDON | Wed May 22, 2013 5:07pm BST. LONDON (Reuters) - Growth sensitive sectors drove FTSE 100 to fresh 13 year highs, receiving a boost after the top U.S.