UK RETAILERS are more upbeat about their prospects over the next quarter than at any time over the past 12 years. Published: Fri, August 29, 2014.
The Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has attempted to laugh off its misfortunes in the first half of the year when a run of punter-friendly football results "proved costlier than John Cleese's divorce payments".
A Russian state-owned bank is giving out something cooler than a toaster, t-shirt, or a frisbee to homeowners who take out mortgages with them: they're giving out cats.
The hacks against American banks including JPMorgan were not seemingly intended to disrupt services, but appeared to be part of a financial or intelligence-gathering effort.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's board is likely to stand behind the global lender's leader, Christine Lagarde, who is facing a criminal investigation in France tied to a political corruption probe, sources close to the board said.