Over in the markets, French government bonds are recovering as worries over the presidential election abate. A little. Traders are buying French debt after centrist politician Francois Bayrou threw his weight behind Emmanuel Macron yesterday, which ...
London's deep, liquid markets and the breadth of its financial and professional services mean that it stands unrivalled as a European financial centre, which is one of the reasons why it has dominated the foreign exchange market in such a decisive way.
PSA has reported a doubling of full-year profits in results that highlighted the growing strength of the company as it attempts to buy the European operations of General Motors.
And Lloyds Banking Group's profits have more than doubled as the bailed-out bank shrugged off the Brexit vote. Markets. Other markets.
British Gas has said the competitive nature of the UK's energy market was one of the reasons why its profits fell last year. Operating profits at its residential energy supply business fell 11% last year to �553m, from �623m in 2015.