Around �260million was wiped off the value of insurer More Than's owner after its boss quit. Simon Lee, whose job was on the line after two recent profit warnings, stood down as RSA revealed it would need to set aside more money for its Irish division.
Britain's housing market is like a microwave that turns "from lukewarm to scalding hot in a few economic seconds" a senior Bank of England policymaker warned today.
Hurrah! Britain is building again. The Office for National Statistics tells us that construction output rose 2.2pc in October, bringing year-on-year output growth to 5.3pc.
Boris Johnson has accused David Cameron of setting up a commission on the future of Britain's airports �to provide cover for a U-turn on Heathrow�.
Mike Ashley's Sports Direct and the German supplier Adidas are flexing their muscles in the ultimate contest to decide who holds the power over football kit sales.