NEWLY-listed bank TSB yesterday said it had the armoury to challenge its bigger rivals as customers flocking into its branches lifted profits.
Tesco shares fell to their lowest level in more than 11 years on Friday after the retailer's credit rating was downgraded and news emerged that an institutional shareholder had sold off his stake.
Monarch Airlines has agreed a rescue deal which will see an investment firm pumping more than �100 million into the company, but also involves pay cuts of up to 30 per cent for staff and hundreds of redundancies.
Two executives from the financial services company have committed suicide in the last year.(Reuters). A senior Deutsche Bank lawyer is suspected of commiting suicide after being found dead in New York.
Britain's number two and three drugmakers burnished their strength as independent companies on Friday when Shire reported record quarterly results and AstraZeneca won backing for an important new cancer drug.