ALLIANCE TRUST, one of Scotland's oldest investment houses, has painted an upbeat picture for investors in 2014 despite the ongoing geopolitical uncertainty.
PARIS (Reuters) - A committee of board directors at Vivendi (VIV.PA) met on Saturday to review rival offers for telecoms unit SFR and prepare a meeting of the supervisory council possibly at the end of the week, sources close to the matter said.
George Osborne's tax and benefit changes have hit women almost four times as hard as men, according to new research which threatens to compound the Conservative Party's unpopularity among women.
Marks and Spencer is backing down on its decision to charge monthly fees for all bank accounts and will begin to offer free current accounts later this year.
LA Fitness Group, the operator of sports clubs in the U.K. and Ireland, will sell 33 of its 80 gyms as part of a plan to reduce debt.