(Updates with links to graphics). * Chinese factory activity pick-up is modest but unexpected. * Euro zone business growth slows more than thought.
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne sees public borrowing rise in July George Osborne's deficit-reduction target is now tougher to meet, economists say.
The British bank has been fined by the Financial Conduct Authority for failing to protect client assets. Bloomberg News. The FCA said around �16.5 billion in client assets were at risk between November 2007 and January 2012 because of weak arrangements ...
LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in drugmakers AstraZeneca (AZN.L) and Shire (SHP.L) fell sharply on Tuesday after the U.S. Treasury took steps to curb "inversion" deals that allow companies to escape high U.S.
... * Sale could come before the end of the month -sources. * Advisers making informal pitches to Lloyds -sources (Adds further details, share prices).