A tough summer for B&Q owner Kingfisher sent its shares into reverse yesterday after it revealed weaker than expected trading in many of its markets.
Discussions to merge the two contractors are taking place following an approach from Carillion to Balfour Beatty. A joint announcement said: �The boards of Carillion and Balfour Beatty believe that the merger of the two groups has the potential to create a ...
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has said it expects pre-tax profits of �2.65bn for the first half of the year, up from �1.37bn last year.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Lloyds Banking Group confirmed on Friday that it was close to agreeing a settlement over allegations of manipulating benchmark interest rates.
The UK economy is finally expected to emerge from a six-year downturn when official figures today show gross domestic product (GDP) has recovered to pre-recession levels.