The FTSE 100 closed at a record high on Thursday, but with the general election looming it may not stay there for long, HSBC warned investors.
Virgin Money might only be a challenger bank, but its boss has entered the big time scooping a �3.6million pay package last year after the lender's headline profits more than doubled.
Profits at blue chip motor insurer Admiral have fallen for the first time in a decade as it wrote fewer car policies in the 'highly competitive' UK market.
Six years of interest rates at the historic low of 0.5% were marked today as the Bank of England once more kept the cost of borrowing on hold.
The embarrassment Ed Miliband suffered when vanquished in unarmed combat by a bacon roll would be as nothing to the shame of appearing less interventionist than George Osborne.