LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top share index steadied near its record high on Thursday, lifted by a rally in insurance stocks after positive results in the sector.
US drugs maker AbbVie has said it will buy cancer drug specialist Pharmacyclics for $21bn (�13.76bn, �19bn). Pharmacyclics makes the blockbuster cancer drug Imbruvica.
UK house prices fell 0.3% in February leaving the average house price at �192,372, according to the Halifax. The fall, the first since October, followed a rise of 1.9% in January.
SCOTTISHPOWER has been banned from proactive sales for 12 days after failing to meet customer service targets. The Glasgow-headquartered firm signed up to new Ofgem targets in November after the regulator identified problems with customers ...
IT'S BEEN a tasty year for Greggs as full-year, pre-tax profit jumped 41 per cent to �58.3m on sales of �804m, a rise of 5.5 per cent, it announced yesterday.