Conservative efforts to fight the election on a platform of economic recovery were dealt a blow yesterday as official figures threw fresh light on the UK's �unprecedented� productivity malaise.
Richard Woolnough, who manages M&G's �16bn Optimal Income fund, last year Richard Woolnough, who manages M&G's �16bn Optimal Income fund, last year scooped �17.5m from insurance giant Prudential.
NEW YORK, April 1 (Reuters) - HSBC Holdings Plc is making progress toward cleaning up its operations, after reaching a $1.92 billion settlement of charges related to money laundering, but has not done enough, the U.S.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least four people died after a fire broke out on a Pemex oil processing platform in the Gulf of Mexico early on Wednesday, leading to the evacuation of 302 workers, the Mexican state-run oil company said.
The second challenger bank in a month to float on the stock market got off to a flying start yesterday. Shawbrook, the SME lender backed by Pollen Street Capital, the former RBS private-equity arm, raised �90m as part of a share placing at 290p a share.