New Barclays Chairman John McFarlane will wield the axe even more quickly at the bank, it emerged Wednesday.» Read More
Strategists say there's no stopping the pound now that Bank of England's Mark Carney has broken from the pack of major central banks.
It may be tempting to impose severe sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine but there are huge risks, says Dan Steinbock.
The euro has tumbled in the wake of monetary easing earlier this month and analysts say a sentiment shift spells further currency weakness.
Siemens and Mitsubishi presented a joint offer to France's Alstom that includes a $12.3 billion cash element and competes with GE's offer.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will arrive in London on Monday evening for talks on billion-dollar trade deals.
The U.K.'s tech scene is snapping at the heels of its stateside counterparts, growing faster than its Californian rival, according to a new report.
The Bank of England has admitted that it cannot explain the "puzzle" of weak levels of U.K. productivity.
Secret tapes of Poland’s central bank governor apparently plotting to overthrow the finance minister threaten to throw the country into turmoil.
Medtronic is buying Covidien in a $42.9 billion agreement that could increase concerns about the rush of U.S. companies striking deals to cut their tax bills.
U.K. Treasury chief George Osborne is taking a tough line on the City, threatening jail terms for bankers if they manipulate the markets.
A deadline for Ukraine to pay Russia its gas bill passed on Monday morning after late-night talks between the two sides failing to reach an agreement.
Greenpeace has fired an employee after it group discovered he lost some $5.15 million in a bet on international currency markets.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has argued it is "bizarre" to blame the current crisis in Iraq on the war of 2003.
Pro-Russian separatists have shot down a Ukrainian army transport plane, killing all 49 military personnel on board, Reuters reports.
Standard & Poor's ratings agency upgraded its outlook on the U.K.'s triple-A credit rating from negative to stable.
A European watchdog may crack down on banks using loopholes in rules that restrict big bonuses, amid controversy over remuneration practices.
The U.K.'s pound has roared higher as Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, surprised markets.
Sweden's ballooning level of household debt poses a serious threat to its economy and its neighbors, the IMF has warned.
Greece has made painful cuts to salaries, pensions and jobs for public workers in the last four years, the NYT reports.
Bob Diamond has failed to secure the additional $400 million he was targeting for his African venture, the FT reports.
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