CITY DIARY: Plodding counter-jumping M&S boss Steve Rowe on the rack after dismal results
Marks & Spencer’s horrific results heap pressure on its chief executive, plodding counter-jumper Steve Rowe, 49. Might the board consider replacing...
DAILY BRIEFING: Andy Murray helps serve up a £1.2m ace for Train ticket discount company CommuterClub
The start-up firm, which allows passengers to buy annual travel cards without paying the whole cost upfront, raised double the funds they had...
DIRECTOR'S DEALS: James Hughes-Hallett, 66, Chairman, Clarkson spends £27k on shares
The company released a trading update on Monday, saying that profits this year would be ‘materially lower’ than the £50.5million it made in 2015.
ALEX BRUMMER: Sell-by date for M&S stores amid competition from overseas retailers like Zara, H&M and Gap
New chief executive Steve Rowe may be aiming to achieve better financial results by cutting the regular promotions, some 28 in the parallel quarter...
Hedge funds banned from shorting three Italian companies amid fears it could detonate country's £300bn bad-debt time bomb
The practice – which sees traders bet a share price will fall – was forbidden by the City watchdog for lender Credito Valtellinese and...
Deals that defied the Brexit blues: Primark sales soars in France as UK giant Shanks seals takeover of European rival
Britain snared its first major takeover of a European rival since the referendum on a day when bosses talked up their business prospects outside...
FTSE CLOSE: Footsie rallies on solid US jobs data
The FTSE 100 closed up 70.20 points at 6533.79 as hopes mount that the Bank of England will cut interest rates to 0.25 per cent next week.
How safe is RateSetter's provision fund?
The peer-to-peer lender RateSetter prides itself on the fact not a single one of its customers has yet lost so much as a penny investing with it -...
End of the road for free electric car charging at motorway services
The payment scheme could be a hammer blow to the growing alternative fuel car market with plug-in hybrid drivers no longer benefiting from...
Frankfurt says it's 'ready to welcome' London's banks after Brexit vote
Hubertus Vath, managing director of Frankfurt Main Finance – a group that promotes the German city as a financial centre - said it was ‘relatively...
Too early to assess impact of Brexit but interest levels among homebuyers remain high, says builder Bovis
The firm, which has focused on more affluent regions in the south of England in recent years where property prices tend to be higher, said there...
Is it worth putting your property capital at risk?
Investing in property through peer-to-peer lenders is increasingly popular as disillusioned savers scrape around for somewhere, anywhere, to put...