Alliance Trust has upped its dividend for the 49th year in a row, shrugging off one of the most turbulent periods in its 128-year history.
The UK is set for another year of record low interest rates, economists have predicted, following news that the dominant services sector suffered a sharp slowdown last month.
A group of 40 major banks, including Goldman Sachs and Barclays , have tested a way to trade fixed income assets using the blockchain, the technology that underpins bitcoin, in a move that highlights how serious the world's biggest lenders are about the technology.
The London Stock Exchange said a merger with its Frankfurt rival Deutsche Börse would be “compelling”, as it reported a 31% rise in profits for 2015.
BHS is threatening to close up to half its shops as the cash-strapped retailer tries to negotiate a reduction in rents with its landlords.
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A possible bid by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) for the London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) is reportedly likely to include selling off the London exchange's Italian business and French clearing arm.
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'It was very painful'.
So that's it - after seven long years of interest rates becoming increasingly boring, today the Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC) voted to cut the base rate to 0.25 per cent.
UK interest rates have been cut for the first time in seven years as part of a wide package of Bank of England measures to shore up the economy in the wake of the Brexit vote.