Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:24:09 +0100
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:59:56 +0100Deutsche Boerse boss Carsten Kengeter's decision to keep LSE bosses in the dark over allegations of insider trading was to prove a critical error.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:58:46 +0100The deal is being financed by the notorious activist investor group Toscafund, which already holds a 28 per cent stake in the business.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:58:22 +0100The NuGen power plant in Moorside, Cumbria, is due to power 6m homes as a vital part of the national energy strategy. But owner Toshiba admitted the supply of reactors was now 'uncertain'.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:58:07 +0100Matches Fashion, set up 30 years ago by Ruth and Tom Chapman, has grown into a global brand reaching 170 countries.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:58:05 +0100David Ritchie, who quit in January following a profits warnings and a barrage of customer complaints, topped up his £550,000 basic salary with a bonus of £55,000 and share awards of £255,000.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:58:01 +0100One of the city’s most opulent designers, Nicholas Oakwell, sold bead-embellished dresses for up to £50,000. He was a favourite with the rich and famous.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:57:51 +0100UK sales have risen 7 per cent since the end of January. It came after a difficult first half when Game posted a 26.7 per cent fall in profits to £16.5m in the six months to January 28.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:57:48 +0100The chairman of miner Vedanta Resources says he is not an activist investor, nor is he looking for Anglo assets in South Africa.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:56:53 +0100The travel giant, which is also behind First Choice, reported a further shift away from Turkey due to terror attacks and political unrest.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:42:29 +0100At the closing bell the FTSE 100 finished 30.3 points higher at 7,373.7, while the pound was off 0.3 per cent against the dollar at $1.245.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:34:00 +0100Premier Foods is sitting on a £320m pension deficit and was set to spend up to £157m on plugging this gap in the next three years, but agreed it will hand over up to £125m instead.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:38:37 +0100The group, which also owns the Yorkshire Post and 200 local titles, posted a pre-tax loss of £300.3million in 2016, compared to profits of £2.2million in 2015.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:33:46 +0100The private-equity backed group said pre-tax profits tumbled by 26.7 per cent to £16.5million in the six months to the end of January, while UK sales slumped 18.1 per cent.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:47:59 +0100Margrethe Vestager, EU competition regulator head, has called time on the tie-up between the Frankfurt and London bourses after they refused to meet competition requests.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:52:33 +0100London shares finished higher in the final session before Prime Minister Theresa May finally signs Article 50, triggering two years of exit negotiations.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:47:34 +0100TUI said it had sold 97 per cent of its holiday programme for the winter and 47 per cent for the summer, with UK revenues rising by 20 per cent and 11 per cent respectively.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:00:42 +0100Boss Martin said: 'We have decided to align the group's name with our most significant brand in our largest market. I think we'll become more American over the short term.'
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:52:33 +0100King, who is gearing up to retire on June 30, saw his total pay climb 18 per cent to £3.5m for 2016, thanks to a jump in his salary and awards. His base pay rose by £19,000 to £982,000.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:51:02 +0100The British luxury bag maker, a favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge (pictured), has teamed up with Singaporean billionaire Christina Ong to set up a business in the region.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:47:45 +0100Dutch firm Akzo Nobel, which employs more than 3,300 staff in the UK, is planning to hold an investor summit next month to put stakeholder concerns to bed.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:46:11 +0100The FTSE 100 firm dates back to 1887 when Frederick York Wolseley launched the Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:41:13 +0100Mother-of-four Garrett-Cox was forced out in a bitter dispute with activist shareholder Elliott Investors, which wanted a change of direction at the 129-year-old company.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:39:05 +0100Tasty, which owns the Dim T and Wildwood brands, posted annual losses of £88,000 having made profits of £3.1m the year before.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:34:49 +0100Sizing John's shock victory in the Cheltenham Gold Cup was the icing on the cake for Ladbrokes boss Jim Mullen as 23 of the festival's 28 races went the bookie's way.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:18:00 +0100Mary Homer (pictured with Green), who has led Topshop for the past ten years, is leaving to take on the top post at the luxury lifestyle retailer, popular with the middle classes.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:01:08 +0100The Flintshire-based housebuilder, said it would not return with a higher bid because it was 'not in shareholders' best interests' to do so. Its withdrawal clears the field for Galliford Try.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:00:46 +0100The taxi-app firm already delivers food from local restaurants in London, Manchester and Birmingham – now Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, Nottingham are set to join them.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:05:37 +0100Chief executive Mark Wilson's total annual pay packet, including bonuses and long-term investment plan payouts, dropped from £5.4million to £4.3million in the last 12 months.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:34:15 +0100The pollsters said split between those who want to leave the EU and those who want to remain is fairly evenly split at 50/50. Its latest survey showed 68 per cent agree Brexit should go ahead.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:02:13 +0100Britain's financial sector has most to lose from Brexit, with the industry employing roughly 2 million people in the UK and making up 12 per cent of GDP.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:17:47 +0100The FTSE 250 group, which was born out of a £2.3billion merger between Ladbrokes and private equity owned Coral last year, enjoyed an 11 per cent boost in revenues to £2.4billion.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:14:51 +0100The airliner, which is backed by Sir Richard Branson, claimed rising costs since sterling's 20 per cent depreciation after June's Brexit vote cost the company £50million last year.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:04:38 +0100Northern grocer Booths, a 170-year-old family business, has gained a foothold in Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cumbria. It has now teamed up with Hong Kong-listed Dairy Farm.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:51:24 +0100Fund giant Schroders, the grocer's third biggest shareholder, and US asset manager Artisan Partners have both delivered a stinging rebuke about the £3.7bn merger with wholesaler Booker.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:51:20 +0100The capital once again pipped New York to the top spot in the twice-yearly Global Financial Centres Index, despite concerns about the impact of leaving the European Union on the City.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:51:12 +0100The losses on Wall Street – dubbed the 'Trump tantrum' – were mirrored elsewhere in the world with the FTSE 100 index 43.32 points lower at 7293.5 in London.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:51:08 +0100The oil and gas business said independent data had indicated it may have made the largest ever undeveloped discovery on the UK Continental Shelf.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:50:55 +0100Under plans announced in 2012, around 150 company managers at the housebuilder are in line to receive 30.2m shares in the coming years, worth £630m at last night's closing price of 2088p.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:50:50 +0100Wayne Sheppard and 'a person closely associated with him', Carole Sheppard, sold 3.7m shares in the brick maker at 207p each.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:50:46 +0100The 14-year contract from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, which includes the decommissioning of the Sizewell A plant in Suffolk, (pictured) will end nine years early.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:53:06 +0100The company, which offers polling services and provides big groups like RBS with consumer data, said its US election polling for CBS News made it more visible in the US.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:33:20 +0100The FTSE 100 closed down 44.69 points at 7,292.13 and markets in the US slid sharply this session in what could be a tough week for investors ahead of Article 50 being signed on Wednesday.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:46:59 +0100Old Mutual has struck a deal with Chinese financial services firm HNA Capital to offload a 24.95 per cent stake in it US-based funds business Old Mutual Asset Management for $446 million.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:57:11 +0100Footwear retailer Jones Bootmaker has been bought by private equity firm Endless in an £11m deal, saving around 840 jobs.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:56:47 +0100The boss of education publisher Pearson could lose out on hundreds of thousands of pounds in potential bonuses amid a growing backlash over executive pay.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:37:32 +0100Financial services firm Old Mutual has sold a 25 per cent stake in its US fund management arm to China’s HNA for £357m, as part of its plan to split into four companies.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:01:39 +0000De Beers said the past three years had seen the highest ever demand for diamond jewellery with the US, China and India being the main markets.