Markit/CIPS manufacturing survey's main reading on factory activity for August was well below forecasts, coming in at 52.5, down from 54.8 in July.
One of Britain's most influential and best known fund managers has decided to sell his holding in HSBC due to fears it will be hit with huge fines.
The number of complaints against British banks fell by nearly 42pc in the first half of 2014, driven by a decline in the number of cases relating to the mis-selling of loan insurance, the Financial Ombudsman Service.
The new boss of Tesco yesterday said the supermarket needed 'urgent' change to stem its decline. On his first day in the job Dave Lewis told staff 'we have to take our destiny in our hands' and warned of major reforms to all parts of the company.
Quindell, the insurance claims processor, is to buy RAC out of its joint venture, according to reports. The London-listed firm will announce on Tuesday that it is taking control of Connected Car Solutions, a business set up in April to install �black box� tracking ...