The Bank of England in the City of London -Reuters picTHE Bank of England must watch for signs that sterling's recent strength has masked underlying inflation pressures in Britain, one of the central bank's newest policymakers said on Wednesday.
TESCO was put under further pressure yesterday after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said it had launched a full investigation into the Tesco accounting scandal that had knocked �4bn off its market value.
SAINBURY'S has seen its like-for-like grocery sales dip 2.8 per cent in the second quarter but its Edinburgh based bank remains a bright spot and is said to be performing ahead of expectations.
Songbird Estates has agreed to sell one of its Canary Wharf buildings, 50 Bank Street, for �153.5m to a prominent Hong Kong family, the latest deal in a growing trend of Asian investment in the capital's commercial property market.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks fell on Thursday as weak global manufacturing activity and an Ebola health scare in the United States spooked world markets, sending investors scurrying to the safety of U.S.