Give Japanese central banker Haruhiko Kuroda credit for showmanship. The Bank of Japan 's (BOJ) move Friday to expand its quantitative easing program promptly sent the Tokyo stock market to a seven-year high, and the yen to a six-year low around �112 ...
Shares in Britain's banks surged yesterday as new rules on the cash they must hold as a proportion of loans turned out to be less onerous than feared and Royal Bank of Scotland converted last year's third-quarter loss into a thumping profit.
WPP's founder Sir Martin Sorrell warned yesterday that the Ebola epidemic, the rise of Isis and unrest in Hong Kong are �grinding down� confidence among major advertisers.
The United Kingdom's net contribution to the European Union increased by a third last year, to �11.3bn, according to new figures.
Michael Spencer, the founder of interdealer broker ICAP, has sold his online spread betting company City Index to US rival GAIN Capital Holdings for $118m.