The Footsie's last pure exploration play is facing relegation from the top flight. Tullow Oil, whose shares more than halved last year, has lost nearly 13 per cent more in the first months of the year.
Manufacturing companies across the West of England have increased output and investment over recent months, resulting in new jobs and a brighter outlook than most other regions of the UK.
China's yuan fell to its lowest level against the dollar since October 2012 on Monday (Mar 2) after the People's Bank of China cut interest rates to shore up growth.
THE former managing director of the Daily Record and Sunday Mail has received �1.36 million during the year he resigned from the Trinity Mirror board.
BRITISH insurer Hiscox said reduced premiums in its reinsurance business were behind an overall drop in profit during 2014, which saw a record performance in the company's UK and Europe operations.