WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February and the jobless rate fell to a more than 6-1/2-year low of 5.5 percent, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in June.
The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street has entered some uncharted and dangerous waters. It emerged this week that the Bank of England has become embroiled in a criminal investigation - a sensational and deeply damaging episode for the 321-year-old ...
When news broke that Royal Bank of Scotland was planning to cut 14,000 investment banking jobs, the biggest surprise was not the scale of the reduction, nor the timing.
A British Airways transatlantic jet has returned safely to Heathrow after declaring a mid-air emergency over the Scottish Highlands.
Bargain sofa company DFS saw little fanfare on its return to the London stock market today after a ten year absence, only posting a small premium after being priced near the bottom of its offer range.