Banking giant HSBC saw billions more added to its stock market value today as shares rose on reports that it was weighing up a sale of its British retail bank.
Britain's housebuilders saw their share prices hit on Monday after Ed Miliband unveiled detailed plans to impose rent controls on landlords.
A rise of 10% in the amount of gas used by British Gas customers to see off the winter chill was not enough to make up for the poor performance in owner Centrica's upstream business, where it has been hit by the record low oil price, it revealed today.
Diageo, the Johnny Walker and Smirnoff vodka owner, is facing a bitter legal battle with Indian businessman and Kingfisher Airlines founder Vijay Mallya.
European stocks rebounded Monday after Greece reshuffled its team for bailout negotiations with creditors. Markets had opened lower, after Friday's summit of eurozone ministers ended in deadlock, but picked up in the afternoon while Greek bonds rallied.