WASHINGTON - Despite signs of improvement in the job market, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben S. Bernanke, and most other Fed officials signaled Wednesday that they remained cautious about easing back too quickly on their efforts to stimulate ...
Nationwide has grabbed a record share of the mortgage market after seeing a big rise in the number of first-time buyers joining the property ladder.
Profits at the energy giant SSE surged by 28 per cent on the back of a cold winter that left millions struggling to heat their homes.
Cable & Wireless Communications, the telecoms group that traces its history back to the early days of the British empire, is to leave the UK after more than 140 years and move its headquarters across the Atlantic.
The move is the latest blow to Italy where the new coalition government of Enrico Letta is seeking to staunch an outflow of investment amid a recession of nearly two years.