Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Italy's Prime Minister Enrico Letta listen to European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso during a European Union leaders summit in Brussels today.
International companies trading in New York closed lower Wednesday as investors attempted to interpret signs from the Federal Reserve about when it might put the brakes on its bond-buying program.
Nationwide has increased its share of the British mortgage market to a record level, helped by government-funded programmes to support housebuyers, such as the Bank of England's Funding for Lending Scheme.
The British government holds an 81 percent stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland. Toby Melville/ReutersThe British government holds an 81 percent stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Wm Morrison was under pressure on word that a large, unidentified, investor had offloaded a �288m stake in the supermarket group, less than a week after the company agreed its controversial tie-up with online grocer Ocado to kick-start its internet ...