LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top share index steadied on Wednesday, as tensions between the West and Russia and the conflict in Gaza made investors cautious, although Capita and BHP Billiton saw strong gains.
The chairman of an influential panel of lawmakers has slammed the Royal Bank of Scotland for being "wilfully obtuse" and delivering a "belated U-turn" when it came to giving evidence over whether it made money by putting failing businesses in a specific unit ...
Capita reported a 16 per cent surge in interim pre-tax profits to �238m bolstered by a deal to run partly privatised military bases throughout Britain.
The Bank of England said some members of its Monetary Policy Committee have started to argue that the risk of a rate increase undermining the recovery has fallen as growth becomes more entrenched.
July 23 (Reuters) - Britain's financial regulator said it had begun a criminal prosecution against currency trader Philip Boakes for 13 alleged offences relating to an unauthorised investment scheme.