LONDON Britain's top share index ended lower after hitting an 11-month high on Monday, with a fall in crude oil prices hurting energy stocks and weaker gold prices and negative company updates dragging down precious metals miners.
Payments from a �3bn European development fund were suspended indefinitely by the UK Government, just days after the vote to leave the EU, The Independent can reveal.
Business optimism is at its lowest level since 2009, it has been said. Picture: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire. Business optimism has deteriorated at its fastest pace since January 2009 and investment intentions have been scaled back following the Brexit ...
Punishment of banks that break the rules may be better served by a new enforcer in the light of failures surrounding the HBOS collapse, MPs say.
Natwest and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) have warned businesses they may have to charge them to accept deposits due to low interest rates.