A woman pumps gas at a station in Falls Church, Virginia December 16, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque. By Devika Krishna Kumar | NEW YORK.
Personal and financial information is being sold “on a huge scale” to anyone ready to buy the data. That was the finding of an investigation by consumer group Which?
Ask anyone about powerful stock markets and financial hubs, and the conversation will likely turn to Wall Street. But in actual fact, London has been far more powerful than Wall Street - or any other financial hotspot - for many years.
Nissan said in October that it wanted to turn its Sunderland site into a 'super-plant', building 600,000 cars a year. Photograph: Scott Heppell/AFP/Getty Images.
Japanese financial services firm Orix Corp has agreed to buy $290 million (272 million euros) worth of shipping loans from Royal Bank of Scotland, sources with direct knowledge of the deal told Reuters on Friday.