Don't get too excited about Barclays ' (BARC) hefty jump in reported half-year profit. Adjust for a raft of exceptionals, significantly related to restructuring, and pre-tax profit fell 7 per cent year-on-year to �3.35bn.
Britain's energy watchdog today piled pressure on suppliers to cut bills after predicting they will make a record �106 from every customer in the next year.
The latest G.D.P. report is less interesting for its accounting of the second quarter than for what it tells us about the future path of economic growth.
The Bolton News: HSBC bank, which has told the Daubhill-based Ummah Welfare HSBC bank, which has told the Daubhill-based Ummah Welfare Trust that it is closing its account.
ITV's dividend policy sends the right message about 'capital discipline' given CEO Adam Crozier's appetite for buying production houses.