Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke defended the central bank's record stimulus program under questioning from lawmakers, telling them that ending it prematurely would endanger a recovery hampered by high unemployment and government ...
Nationwide has grabbed a record share of the mortgage market after seeing a big rise in the number of first-time buyers joining the property ladder.
Profits at the energy giant SSE surged by 28 per cent on the back of a cold winter that left millions struggling to heat their homes.
Cable & Wireless Communications, the telecoms group that traces its history back to the early days of the British empire, is to leave the UK after more than 140 years and move its headquarters across the Atlantic.
A company headed by an Irishman and using wind energy technology first designed in Queen's University Belfast has been granted planning permission by the Scottish government for the world's largest commercial wave farm.