Emma Hogan, Britain correspondent at The Economist, talks about the U.K. elections in terms of risks for markets, Scottish independence and the possibility of a hung parliament.» Read More
Financial bookmakers expect the leading European benchmark indexes to rally on Thursday, tracking gains on Wall Street after the Fed signaled it would not raise rates.
CNBC has investigated the holdings of the royal family, including what they do – and what they do not – own. So, how rich are the royals? Find out!
The bank could face a shareholder revolt over executive pay later Wednesday; it was warned it will be under scrutiny "for the foreseeable future".
European stocks were set for a mixed open Wednesday, with Germany’s Dax indicated to open higher, while London’s FTSE and the Paris Cac-40 were on course for a slightly lower open.
Having just spent a week in the US I can confirm Americans and the British share an awful lot in common.
White schoolchildren in Britain’s poorest communities lag behind peers who are black or of Pakistani or Bangladeshi origin, a Financial Times analysis of more than 3 million sets of exam results reveals.
European shares were set to slip on Tuesday, tracking falls on Wall Street and in Asia as investors take a cautious stance ahead of the start of the latest Federal Reserve meeting.
Britain’s banks will argue that they are subject to some of the world’s toughest rules on bonuses and that tougher transparency rules could undermine the UK’s competitiveness. The FT reports.
The most sought-after pundits have been signed to long-term contracts worth over $100,000; some even have deals with several outlets. "As long as you have an English accent," one expert joked, "you'll work." The New York Times reports.
European stocks were indicated to open higher in the last day of a holiday-shortened week, after hitting a one-week closing high Wednesday.
So, who is expected to be the richest in attendance at the royal wedding of Prince William to college sweetheart, Kate Middleton? Click to find out.
Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man, has bought the UK’s most expensive flat at the One Hyde Park residential development in London’s Knightsbridge, the FT reports.
American banks should ringfence their riskier investment banking operations, according to a top financial regulator who wants the US to adopt restrictions similar to those proposed last week by Britain’s Independent Commission on Banking, the Financial Times reports.
An English couple who were tucking into a jar of candy from The Jelly Bean Factory have discovered a yellow and red jellybean which they claim looks exactly like Prince William's bride-to-be.
In 2009, as the financial crisis entered its darkest days, G20 leaders descended on London for a meeting aimed at bringing the world economy back from the brink.
As austerity measures kick in and the euro zone debt crisis begins to really bite voters where it hurts, in the pocket, extreme political parties are becoming mainstream, warns Dylan Grice, a strategist at Societe Generale in Paris.
The UK banking industry has begun to respond to the Independent Commission on Banking (ICB) interim report into the future framework within which they would have to work if they want to remain headquartered in the UK.
Click to see some of the brands that the royal couple has been associated with since they met.
Few men would feel comfortable hearing their future wife compared to their mother. But that is what Prince William would face week in, week out, had he the time and inclination to wade through the royal press cuttings.
What Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England, called the Nice (“non-inflationary, consistently expansionary”) decade has vanished. In its place, we see what I would now call the Nasty (“nightmare of austere and stagflationary years”), the Financial Times reports.