Rank Group and 888 Holdings have formed a consortium that will pave the way for a wider bid for ailing bookmaker William Hill, as the companies are pushed together by a wave of consolidation rippling through the gambling industry.
Monday 03:00 BST. Stocks across Asia Pacific made a mixed start to the week, with a weaker yen helping Japanese exporter shares shrug off lacklustre trade data.
The �1.4bn takeover of the owner of Argos by supermarket group Sainsbury's has been cleared to go ahead. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it had decided not to refer the acquisition of Home Retail Group for an in-depth investigation.
MPs from across the political divide have demanded an "urgent" decision on whether to expand Heathrow or Gatwick airport.
Profit warnings spiked in the three months to June at their highest total since the peak of the financial crisis in 2008. Such alerts occur when stock market-listed companies revise their expected profits downwards and can be an indicator of ...