The roar of shareholder disapproval became deafening yesterday as Weir Group became only the second company in UK history to lose a binding vote on executive pay.
Protesters demonstrated against unemployment in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens this month. Credit Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters.
LONDON Britain's key interest rate is likely to stay at a record low of 0.5 percent until at least January as the Bank of England waits for growth and inflation to pick up, a Reuters poll forecast on Friday.
People walk past the Coutts bank in Zurich, now under investigation by Swiss authorities. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters. Jill Treanor.
AstraZeneca Plc ADR (NYSE:AZN) announced financial results for the first quarter (1Q) of fiscal 2016 with a fall in earnings. The drug maker's top-selling products continued to decline on increasing generic competition, while research spending grew by ...