Households across the country were today invited to �celebrate� when the Bank of England finally hikes interest rates after five years at 0.5 per cent.
Foreign currency specialist Travelex today became the latest High Street giant to reveal it is considering a stock market flotation.
Chiquita Brands International and Ireland's Fyffes have agreed to merge, creating the world's biggest banana company in a deal valued at $1.07 billion.
The troubled Co-operative Group sparked outrage yesterday over plans to give senior staff 'obscene' pay deals despite the near collapse of its bank.
Reckitt Benckiser, the UK producer of Durex condoms, is to buy the K-Y brand of sexual lubricants as it increases its focus on healthcare products.