... * Retail sales rise 0.7 m/m in February, beats forecast. * Shop prices fall at fastest pace on record. * Data bodes well for UK economic recovery in Q1.
Worries about the financial stability have prompted the Bank of England to look into how fund managers would cope with a sudden withdrawal of money.
SuperGroup, the parent company of young fashion brand Superdry, will today announce a range of measures to deliver �sustainable, long-term growth� including bringing its US licence in-house, bolstering its board and a collaboration with actor Idris Elba.
Shell announced today that a further 250 jobs in the North Sea were to be terminated, and remaining staff face changes in existing shift patterns.
(Close): A jump in oil prices following news of airstrikes by Saudi Arabia on rebel targets in Yemen sent the UK stock market down by 1.4%.