The FTSE 100 closed lower after the strengthening pound pressed on the index following a bright morning driven by good performances from housebuilders.
Visa is encouraging more banks to get behind a scheme which boosts access to cash, following a pilot launched with Lloyds last year.
Berkeley Group will pay its shareholders a nearly half a billion pound windfall as it doubles the money it plans to return to investors.
The Prince of Wales has described teenage activist Greta Thunberg as “remarkable”, after telling world leaders “we simply cannot waste any more time” in the battle to save the planet.
The UK competition watchdog has slapped guitar manufacturer Fender with a £4.5 million fine.
Train services operated by South Western Railway (SWR) could be taken into public ownership due to losses made by the franchise, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.
Mike Coupe’s departure as Sainsbury’s chief executive after six turbulent years was a hardly a surprise, and nor was his replacement.
Confidence among Britain’s manufacturers increased faster in the least three months than at any other point on records, new figures show.
The Prince of Wales is to meet teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg for the first time, Clarence House has announced.
Retailer Pets at Home has thanked the rising trend for well-groomed dogs for helping it notch up a record Christmas as sales surged higher.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin downplayed talk that trade discussions with China will be wrapped up by this November’s US presidential election.
Lloyds Banking Group customers are to be charged new “personalised” overdraft rates of up to 49.9% from April.
JD Wetherspoon has warned that its debt would pile up by the end of the financial year as the company invested millions in new pubs and refurbishments.
Britain’s budget deficit was less than expected in December, although borrowing is set to rise this year, according to the Office for National Statistics.
South Western Railway’s recent financial statements indicate “the franchise is not sustainable in the long term”, according to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps.
Barclays boss Jes Staley has warned that further cuts in UK interest rates are becoming a less powerful tool to boost the economy and risk taking their toll on the banking system.
Car giant JLR is cutting jobs at one of its UK plants in a fresh blow to the car industry, according to Unite.
WH Smith’s stores in train stations, airports and hospitals have continued to perform well but high street sites remain in decline, the company said.
Burberry’s sales halved in Hong Kong as political turmoil continued to drag on retailers in the Chinese city state, but the luxury clothes brand has still been able to up its outlook for the year.
The Prince of Wales has pledged to do his “utmost” to spread a message of sustainability and will call for consumers to be given clear information to help them make environmentally-friendly choices.
The top brass at Ted Baker have said that a major accounting blunder is almost three times as bad as they first thought, after auditors ripped apart the company’s stock assessment.
One of Britain’s top venture capitalists has launched her second fund as she tries to snap up a larger portion of the expanding European technology scene.
Boeing has said that it does not expect federal regulators to approve its changes to the grounded 737 Max until this summer, several months longer than the company was saying just a few weeks ago.
London’s FTSE 100 Index finished in the red as worries over the spread of a new coronavirus in China sent global stock markets lower.
Facebook’s second in command has been told that social media companies must do more to tackle online abuse, in a meeting with Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Priti Patel.
Hundreds more management jobs are being cut at Sainsbury’s in the latest overhaul following its takeover of Argos.
President Donald Trump said he hears European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is a “very tough negotiator”, but said he hoped the US and European Union could make progress on a new trade deal.
The chairman of Aviva will make room for new blood at the top as the business embarks on a major plan to cut costs.
The Bank of England has joined forces with a raft of global counterparts to look at the case for launching their own digital currencies.
New employment figures are likely to take some of the pressure off the Bank of England to slash interest rates next week, analysts have said.