Attempts to defuse public anger over energy bosses' pay by appointing a new, cheaper, chief executive at British Gas were widely criticised yesterday.
The micromessaging service reported a smaller-than-expected net loss Tuesday as its second-quarter revenue climbed to $312 million, chalking up its fastest growth rate since the fourth quarter of 2012.
UBS, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank have been drawn into a deepening probe of banks' anonymous �dark pool� trading venues, with all three receiving subpoenas from authorities demanding details of their operations.
The private-equity group Electra has repelled an attack by the activist investor Ed Bramson, who wants to join the company's board and launch a review of its strategy.
POUNDLAND'S loss is Morrisons' gain was the snap market verdict to the supermarket chain's recruitment of Andrew Higginson as its next chairman.