Thomas Cook shares soared on Friday after Fosun International, the Chinese group that recently acquired French holiday company Club M�diterran�e, bought a 5 per cent stake in UK tour operator.
George Osborne has said he wants to see a 'plan for disposal' of the government's share in RBS if he is returned as chancellor.
Threadneedle Street was on lockdown yesterday, as Bank of England officials declined to give any details of potential fraud around its liquidity operations in the crisis years.
INVESTORS backed Betfair to continue its winning streak as the online exchange predicted record levels of wagering on the outcome of the UK general election.
A man walks past job advertisements in the window of a recruitment office in central London in this file photo taken on February 19, 2014.