... * FTSE 100 falls 0.7 pct after record closing high on Thurs. * Weir Group jumps on bid speculation. * Thomas Cook up after Fosun buys stake.
The dollar pushed to a new 11-year high against the euro on Friday, after a strong U.S. jobs report solidified market expectations for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates around midyear.
The company will pay new mothers their full salaries for working reduced hours; will this change how other companies think about leave?
The strong jobs report was good news for Main Street - and bad news for Wall Street. The US economy extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs.
Royal Bank of Scotland provoked fury last night after handing out lavish bonuses - including an �859,000 windfall to its former boss.