LONDON/BENGALURU The New York Stock Exchange's owner shelved plans on Wednesday to gatecrash a merger between London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE.
THE UK's biggest payday lender has been hit hard by changes to the rules that mean customers must now go through stricter affordability checks.
Cold, damp weather in March and April reduced demand for clothing over the past six weeks, Next said. Though sales have improved in the past few days as weather has improved, the company said demand for clothes could stay weak.
Royal Bank of Scotland's annual meeting is underway and ever since its government bailout in 2008, the gathering in Edinburgh has always been an interesting affair.
London equities dived to fresh nadirs as miners bolted lower on concerns about the global and China economies, with retreating crude prices and displeasing news from several in the sector also factors.