The government has sold a further tranche of shares in the bailed-out Lloyds Banking Group, reducing the taxpayer’s stake to less than 23% and returning £500m to the public purse.
Japan's economy grew less than previously thought in the fourth quarter of 2014 but still crawled out of recession, revised figures showed on Monday.
A world of robot cars may still be a long way off but that hasn’t stopped some big insurance companies from worrying about them. And not for the reasons you might think.
Crowdfunding firms are waiting an average of six months for authorisation by the Financial Conduct Authority amid a growing backlog of applications, according to the consultancy firm Bovill.
One of Britain’s top retailers will stand trial on Monday accused of helping his father and chairman of the business forge a bank statement to hide a £1.5m loan from the defunct retailer’s board.
Persistent uncertainty over devolution and Britain’s membership of the EU is casting a shadow over business and the wider UK economy, the Scottish-based Alliance Trust has warned.
There are far more men called John leading the UK’s biggest companies than women, according to a Guardian namecheck of the FTSE 100 that shows the starkness of the gender divide at the top of the corporate world.
Billionaire Mike Ashley has told a committee of MPs he is too busy for the entire month of March to appear before them to answer questions about 200 job losses at a retailer owned by his Sports Direct chain and his firm’s use of controversial zero hours contracts.
The pound has hit a seven-year high against the euro, bringing cheer for British holidaymakers but underscoring fears about the fragile European single currency as markets prepare for a flood of emergency electronic cash.
Snow blanketed New York City on Thursday, and its streets quickly emptied.
I knew it was getting pretty boring sitting at the old desk twiddly my thumbs, but I never imagined that financial services would boast one of the highest levels of non-productivity in the land.
Barclays is denying claims that the bank's senior staff want employees to boost morale with a friendship survey.
Goldman Sachs defended its strategy of waiting out the downturn in fixed-income markets, issuing a preemptive strike ahead of first-quarter earnings against those who argue that revenue from the business doesn’t justify the investment.