Bill Gates has once again topped Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires. It's the second time in a row that the Microsoft founder has been crowned the world's richest person, and the 16th time in the past 21 years.
(Adds details, analyst comments, share reaction). By Aastha Agnihotri. March 2 (Reuters) - British chocolate maker Thorntons Plc said its profit fell 10 percent in the first half due to an unexpected cut in orders from two of its grocery partners and warehousing ...
Two of the biggest listed Lloyd's of London insurers pledged to pay �475m worth of dividends, but the distributions failed to assuage concerns about the outlook for the specialist insurance market.
Marks and Spencer has apologised for banning the words 'gay' and 'Jesus Christ' from being used in personalised gift messages.
The FTSE 100 Index reached another record high today before a slide for Tullow Oil and other commodity stocks left the market lower.