Barclays has issued a profits warning ahead of an annual shareholder meeting at which the bank is expected to face a major protest vote against its pay report.
... * Anti-PD-L1 product and three other drugs into Phase III. * Q1 core earnings per share $1.17 vs consensus $1.20. * Q1 sales $6.42 billion vs consensus $6.37 billion.
Scotland could end up with a banking system much like that of Iceland on the eve of the financial crisis if it votes for independence, according to a warning from one of the world's leading rating agencies.
The Labour party is preparing to pull the plug is looking to end its 90-year-old tie with the troubled Cooperative Bank. Ed Miliband's officials are looking to move the party's current account and a �1.2million loan to the trade union-controlled Unity Trust Bank.
When Ben Bernanke launched US quantitative easing in late 2008, the Federal Reserve chairman threw a match into a box of fireworks: the subsequent rally in global share prices was dazzling.