LONDON (Reuters) - A top London lawyer who investigated phone hacking at News Corp's British newspapers will lead a probe into the role of Bank of England officials in the possible manipulation of foreign exchange rates.
... Stocks. * G4S charged for monitoring criminals who were dead or in jail. * 2013 operating profit 442 mln stg vs f'cast 455 mln stg.
Scots receive almost �500 more each in public spending than they pay to the UK Exchequer in taxes, according to official figures unveiled by Alex Salmond that cast doubt on his economic case for independence.
Gas and electricity supplier E.ON increased UK underlying earnings by 26% to �296 million last year as it cashed in on a miserable spell of cold weather at the start of 2013, the company said today.
LONDON--Copper fell again on the London Metal Exchange Wednesday, although some analysts said the jitters that had sent prices sharply lower in recent sessions may be exaggerated.