Attempts to defuse public anger over energy bosses' pay by appointing a new, cheaper, chief executive at British Gas were widely criticised yesterday.
The micromessaging service reported a smaller-than-expected net loss Tuesday as its second-quarter revenue climbed to $312 million, chalking up its fastest growth rate since the fourth quarter of 2012.
New York's banking regulator is pressing to put monitors in place at Deutsche Bank AG (DBK) and Barclays Plc (BARC) as part of an investigation into whether traders manipulated benchmark currency rates, a person briefed on the matter said.
POUNDLAND'S loss is Morrisons' gain was the snap market verdict to the supermarket chain's recruitment of Andrew Higginson as its next chairman.
The private-equity group Electra has repelled an attack by the activist investor Ed Bramson, who wants to join the company's board and launch a review of its strategy.