Royal Bank of Scotland is struggling to maintain market confidence after reporting an underlying first quarter profit of �421million, barely half analysts' forecasts of �800m, and worrying uncertainties over the demerger of the Williams and Glyn network.
One of the largest buy-to-let mortgage providers has drastically restricted its lending in a move which experts say will be copied by others, and which will make it impossible for some landlords to borrow.
Restaurant Group was off the menu yesterday after a profit warning sent the share price spiralling. The group behind the chains Chiquito and Frankie & Benny's warned that sales could be down as much as 5 per cent this year.
The owner of British Airways reported weaker demand following the Brussels terrorist attacks and worries about the EU referendum in June.
Only 27.64% of the company's investor base voted in favour of the engineering firm's remuneration plans, making it one of the largest rejections of a pay policy since binding votes on bonus plans were introduced by former business secretary Vince Cable ...