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US stocks end worst week since 2012

US stocks end worst week since 2012

The US stock market has closed out its worst week in two years.

Market drops over global crises

Market drops over global crises

Britain's leading share index fell sharply today as a series of political and economic crises around the world sent global markets running for cover.

Manufacturing recovery pace slows

Manufacturing recovery pace slows

The impressive recovery by Britain's manufacturers slowed last month as new figures pointed to the sector's weakest performance in a year.

BA owner IAG hails 'solid progress'

BA owner IAG hails 'solid progress'

British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) said its carriers had beaten a stay-at-home World Cup effect to enjoy their best quarter since the financial crisis.

RBS reiterates independence warning

RBS reiterates independence warning

Royal Bank of Scotland has repeated its warning of a "material adverse effect" on its business if Scots vote in favour of independence next month.
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BT staff set for shares payout

BT staff set for shares payout

Almost 23,000 BT staff were today set to cash in on shares worth £1.1 billion after a five-year share ownership scheme paid out an average of nearly £42,000 each.
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Co-op big loser in accounts tussle

Co-op big loser in accounts tussle

The Co-operative Bank is among the biggest "losers" so far in the battle to win new customers who are using a current account switching service while Santander, Halifax and Nationwide have seen strong gains, new figures reveal.
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World Cup winner for William Hill

World Cup winner for William Hill

Bookmaker William Hill enjoyed a World Cup boost with betting 80% up on the last tournament in 2010 on a like-for-like basis.
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Centrica questions Ofgem's claims

Centrica questions Ofgem's claims

British Gas owner Centrica showed little sign of cutting energy tariffs today as profits fell and it hit back at Ofgem over "deficiencies" in analysis suggesting household margins were set to double.
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Lloyds hit by £600m PPI bill

Lloyds hit by £600m PPI bill

Lloyds Banking Group continued to count the cost of past misdemeanours today after taking a further £1.1 billion hit from "legacy issues" in the year to date.
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