A rush to buy powerful vacuum cleaners ahead of a Brussels clampdown boosted UK retail sales in August, as Britain's housing market revival triggered a record rise in furniture and homeware sales.
LONDON (Reuters) - EasyJet is to pay more of its profits out to shareholders via dividends in a sign of the budget airline's confidence in future growth.
Alibaba's flotation is set to confirm its founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma, as China's richest man. Photograph: Vincent Yu/AP.
BANKS, insurers and other financial services firms operating across Europe face extra hundreds of millions of pounds of extra tax costs, following a European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling yesterday.
Petra Diamonds is looking at implementing a dividend sooner than expected after boosting profits and production from its Africa mines.