Shares of Royal Bank of Scotland fell in early trading following the departure of group finance director Nathan Bostock after less than three months in the job.
LONDON�Tesco PLC said it would hire 300 new staffers for its banking arm as it gears up to launch checking accounts, completing its range of banking services as it faces off against high-street banking competition.
Richard Branson's Virgin Group has settled for a minority role in a joint venture bidding to run Britain's East Coast rail route, with long-term partner Stagecoach Group Plc (SGC) taking a controlling stake.
The number of TV commercials for payday loans from companies such as Wonga has rocketed from 11,000 annually to almost 400,000 over three years, new research has found.
Tidjane Thiam has nailed Prudential's colours further to Asia's mast by setting out �aggressive� growth plans focused on the rise of the region's middle class.