The industry has reacted with confusion and concern to Aviva's intention to takeover smaller rival Friends Life, with fears a merged insurer will mean worse customer service and less competition.
The Bank of England has announced that big-four auditor Deloitte will conduct the review into the glitch that saw UK payment systems go down for 10 hours last month.
MOSCOW, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Lower oil prices and Western financial sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis will cost Russia around $130-140 billion a year - equivalent to around 7 percent of its economy - Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Monday.
Shares in the UK medical device manufacturer surged nearly 10 per cent on Monday on a Bloomberg report that the US surgical implant maker Stryker was considering an offer.
The tumbling price of oil sparked a profit warning at oil services firm Petrofac today wiping a quarter off the company's value.