EU authorities have launched an in-depth investigation into Apple’s proposed takeover of UK music recognition app Shazam.
London’s blue-chip index made gains on Monday as the pound continued to fall on expectations that the Bank of England would delay an interest rate rise.
Carpetright’s biggest shareholder, Meditor Capital Management, has increased its stake in the business days before creditors vote on a rescue plan for the firm.
Activist investor Elliott Advisors has upped its stake in Micro Focus International, ratcheting up the pressure weeks after the software firm warned on sales and lost its chief executive.
Financial heavyweights from the UK and Switzerland have dismissed equivalence as way for the City to retain EU market access after Brexit, warning it could impact on Britain’s competitiveness and leave the Square Mile open to political machinations from Brussels.
Debenhams is expanding its foreign exchange services as part of plans to widen its appeal to customers.
The Co-op has received the all-clear from the competition watchdog for its £137.5 million takeover of Nisa.
Martin Lewis has become one of Britain’s most high-profile and trusted consumer champions, having set up the MoneySavingExpert.com website for just £100.
Shares in Clarkson tumbled on Monday as the shipping services giant warned over profits after being blown off course by a “challenging environment”.
Outsourcing giant Capita is to tap investors for £701 million and embark on a new strategy after booking a hefty annual loss.
The Beast from the East sent a chill over Britain’s economy in the first quarter, official figures are expected to show this week.
Germany has ramped up the rhetoric as the battle to wrench euro clearing from London after Brexit continues, with a top politician dismissing the City’s claim that fragmentation represents a risk to the financial system.
UK-based Sky Betting and Gaming is to be sold to a Canadian company for around £2.5 billion, it has been announced.
Financial pressures have forced one of the country’s biggest private home care providers to seek a rescue plan.
Oil prices were hit on Friday after Donald Trump took aim at a cartel of oil-exporting nations.
HSBC bosses were pressed by shareholders on Friday over the lender’s new energy policy and worries over gender balance at the UK-headquartered lender.
Japan’s Takeda has upped its bid for Shire and increased the cash element of the offer as it continues its pursuit of the pharmaceutical giant.
ScottishPower is increasing energy prices in a move that will affect 950,000 households.
Lloyds Banking Group is on track to post another healthy rise in profits on Wednesday after a solid first quarter.
Value womenswear retailer Bonmarche suffered a drop in sales in the first three months of the year, which analysts pinned on the Beast from the East.
Durex owner Reckitt Benckiser disappointed City analysts with its sales performance in the first quarter, sending its shares down 6% in morning trading on Friday.
Shares in Shire slipped on Friday after Botox maker Allergan confirmed it would not make a bid for the Irish pharmaceutical giant.
Royal Mail has confirmed that chief executive Moya Greene will step down after more than eight years at the helm.
Barclays boss Jes Staley is facing a fine after regulators found he had allegedly breached conduct rules by attempting to identify a whistleblower in 2016.
More than £863 million of taxpayer’s cash is being handed over by local authorities to the Big Six energy providers or oil giants as councils fail to switch to smaller providers, research has found.
Shares in Shire raced to the top of the FTSE 100 on Thursday after the pharmaceutical giant looked set to become the centre of a takeover tussle between Botox maker Allergan and Japan’s Takeda.
Shire looks set to become the centre of a takeover tussle between Botox maker Allergan and Takeda, with the pharmaceutical giant rejecting a £44 billion offer from the Japanese firm.
Pharmaceutical giant Shire has rejected a mammoth £44 billion takeover bid from Japanese rival Takeda, but talks between the pair are ongoing.
Embattled department store House of Fraser has appointed KPMG to advise on a restructuring plan for the business which could involve store closures and job losses.
The Serious Fraud Office has launched an investigation into Ultra Electronics over suspected corruption in Algeria.