BT Group has lifted its dividend on the back of rising profits and an increase in broadband customers attracted by its growing roster of exclusive sports TV rights.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) said third-quarter profit rose 31 percent, beating estimates, as earnings from refining and natural gas countered the impact of lower crude prices at Europe's biggest oil company.
HONG KONG (AP) - Stock markets mostly rose in Asia but fell in Europe on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said it will end a stimulus program that was as massive as it was controversial.
The Australian owner of Yorkshire and Clydesdale banks could float the lenders as it seeks to exit the UK as an �absolute priority�.
House prices have begun rising again, hitting a new record high of �189,333 one average, Nationwide Building Society revealed today.