LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Aer Lingus (AERL.I) has rejected a takeover approach from the owner of British Airways (ICAG.L), which is keen to gain control of the Irish airline's slots at London's Heathrow Airport.
Commenting on the latest retail sales figures, John Ashcroft, Chief Economist at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, said: �Retail Sales volumes increased by 6.4% in November compared to November last year.
LONDON (Reuters) - The Swiss franc tumbled on Thursday after its central bank announced a charge on deposits, wary of a flood of money exiting Russia and likely inflows from the euro zone if the ECB starts full-scale money printing early next year.
The government undervalued Royal Mail by a relatively small amount in its flotation last year, says a former City minister. Markets.
North Sea oil and gas tycoon and government adviser Sir Ian Wood has said around 10 per cent of jobs may go, while Robin Allan, chairman of the independent explorers' association Brindex and Premier Oil executive, said today that at current oil prices it is ...