The FTSE 100 touched heights last seen in October on Tuesday, boosted by a strong performance from online grocer Ocado.
The City watchdog has fined UBS £27.6 million for failing to report tens of millions of transactions properly over nearly a decade.
The City watchdog is being called on to consider a full-blown investigation into “regulatory failures” around the collapse of investment firm London Capital & Finance.
Inflation is expected to have held steady below the Bank of England’s target in February, thanks to the cap on energy prices.
Barclays has told investors to block an attempt by activist investor Edward Bramson to gain a seat on the lender’s board, arguing his appointment would be “detrimental”.
Britain’s fiscal watchdog has compared the shock of a no-deal Brexit to the collapse of Lehman Brothers that sparked the global financial crisis more than a decade ago.
TP ICAP’s profits were dented after the interdealer broker booked a £65 million one-off charge related to the writedown of assets as it announced that it has put in place contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit.
The new owner of Dundee construction firm McGill will lead the company as chief executive – but only on a temporary basis.
Sainsbury’s has claimed there are serious flaws with the competition watchdog’s report into its £12 billion merger with Asda, and argued the tie-up will deliver £1 billion in savings for shoppers as the deal hangs in the balance.
Office Outlet has gone into administration, putting the future of 1,200 jobs at risk.