The presenter Clare Balding was the star turn when Ladbrokes last held an event at the City's Brewery corporate venue less than a fortnight ago, when the bookmaker's annual fundraising bash made almost �250,000 for the Bobby Moore Foundation.
Interest rates are likely to stay lower for longer - meaning that policymakers must stand ready to rein in excessive lending, the Governor of the Bank of England has said.
LONDON - Bad loans continue to weigh on the bottom lines of European banks despite efforts by the region's lenders to raise more capital and improve their risk profiles since the financial crisis, according to regulators.
TOKYO Asian stocks were mixed in early trading on Wednesday as investors assessed the geopolitical risk surrounding Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet, while crude oil prices eased from two-week highs.
BOSTON: US retailers are hunting for evidence of new breaches leading into the holiday shopping season after a cyber intelligence firm privately warned them about payment-card-stealing malware that it said evades almost all security software.