Standard Chartered Plc Chief Executive Officer Peter Sands, seen here, and Chairman John Peace have come under pressure amid a 31 percent decline in the shares this year.
NEW YORK (AP) - Black Friday has become the second wave the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving.
Electricity generators Drax Power and Intergen have paid fines for failing to fund energy-saving measures for households in low-income areas.
Michael Noonan: I've defined what the squeezed middle is in money terms. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times. Patrick Logue.
Although property values reached record highs in November, house price growth fell to its lowest level this year as the property market continues to cool, according to Nationwide.