Hong Kong: Asian markets rallied on Tuesday, led by Hong Kong and Shanghai after China`s decision to ease mortgage rules fuelled hopes for further stimulus measures, while improved confidence weighed on the safe-haven yen.
EUROPE'S biggest DIY group Kingfisher said yesterday that its �275m (�201m) bid for smaller French rival Mr Bricolage had collapsed after facing opposition from one the French rival's major shareholders.
OFFICIAL data shows the sporting goods giant uses the much-derided contracts to a far greater degree than other businesses in the sector.
A watchdog has called on the next government to immediately commit to an aggressive energy efficiency strategy, saying millions of UK homes continue to "leak cash" every winter.
The scandal-hit insurance outsourcer Quindell is hoping for a �new start� after announcing plans for a boardroom clear-out and a sell-off of almost three-quarters of the business.