Tesco shares closed the day 6.5% down after the firm announced that its profits have been overstated by �263m. That is up from an initial estimate made last month of �250m.
TSB is opening almost one in 10 new bank accounts but the chief executive of the recently floated lender said it would take a long time before those customers translated into a bigger share of the market.
THE announcement this week that China's economy had grown by 7.3% in the third quarter year-on-year was widely seen as marking the country's �new normal� of slower growth.
Pets at Home reported increasing sales in the first half of the year as the VIP Club loyalty card helped repeat business and owners pampered their pets with grooming services.
The surprise move by Dublin-based C&C puts the pub company at the centre of a bidding war, since it comes just days after Spirit agreed to recommend a rival offer from Greene King.