Facebook has released a slimmed down version of its mobile app to allow people on slow connections to access the social network.
The City Watchdog has told pension firms to ask consumers more questions to help protect them from making a serious mistake when new pension freedoms come into force in April.
Flybe announced today that its full-year results are likely to be weaker than forecast – despite the budget airline embarking on a turnaround plan.
Syriza’s stunning victory in the Greek general election sent investors scrambling to sell the stricken nation’s debt and dump bank shares as the future of its international bail-out hung in the balance.
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Greece has a new government today as election victors Syriza thrash out a coalition deal with the right-wing Independent Greeks.
US investors are to buy the Jurys Inn hotel group in a deal worth £680 million.
Google’s Nexus 6 would have had a fingerprint scanner had it not been for Apple.
London has gained its second $1 billion technology company in a week, after international money transfer business TransferWise was valued at as much by a top Silicon Valley venture capital fund.
Aer Lingus has announced it is considering an improved takeover offer of €1.36 billion from International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG), the parent of British Airways.
SSE is to cut gas prices by 4.1 per cent – becoming the fifth of the Big Six energy suppliers to react to falling wholesale energy costs.
Google handed over emails and data belonging to WikiLeaks and was unable to tell the group that it had done so for three years.
The Euro hit an 11-year low against the dollar on Monday after leftist leader Alexis Tsipras and his anti-austerity party Syriza swept to victory in the Greek general election on Sunday.
Events on the continent look likely to overshadow the City this week, as the result of the Greek election filters through. The leftist Syriza party won the vote, but Credit Suisse says: “Full political clarity will likely emerge much later – possibly taking months and not just weeks.” Investors fear that Syriza could push for a Greek exit from the eurozone, throwing the union into turmoil. Until
Sir Philip Green’s BHS could disappear from the high street after the billionaire owner revealed that the iconic department store chain is for sale.
A crackdown on taxpayers earning more than £150,000 a year or wealth exceeding £1m has led to an extra £137.2m being raked in by HM Revenue and Customs’ Affluent Unit, research shows.
Great news for energy company customers, right? Npower’s announcement on Friday of a cut in its gas prices means four of the big six energy providers have now promised lower bills since the beginning of the year. Only EDF and Scottish & Southern are still to show their hands.
The hawks lost. Hang out the bunting, hang out the flags, the Irrelevant Minority on the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee of Martin Weale and Ian McCafferty have finally seen the error of their ways and, at last, have stopped voting for a rate rise. Hallelujah. There have now been a total of 29 ludicrous votes for a rate rise since 2009 – 12 each by Andrew Sentance and Weale and five
The online retail giant Amazon took one in every four pounds spent on entertainment goods in the run-up to Christmas for the first time.
The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has pledged to get inflation back to its target rate of 2 per cent within two years.
The European Central Bank’s huge quantitative easing plan will buy some time for the eurozone. Today, the focus switches to Greece, with some kind of renegotiation of its debts inevitable whatever the election result. And then what?
Three owner Li Ka-shing is known as “superman” by the Hong Kong media.
It has taken the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) the best part of eight years finally to get around to settling with the credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s for its part in the sub-prime mortgage crisis.
There is a natural order of things in Davos. The chief executives want to meet heads of state. The bankers want to meet chief executives. The cash-strapped charities want to meet the bankers.
Executives at the world's most famous technology company gathered a bushel of ripe, and extremely sweet, Apples this year, filling up on cash and stock options.
Super Mario has delivered for investors. The European Central Bank’s blockbuster bond-buying programme, announced by its President, Mario Draghi, on Thursday, helped spur the Footsie to its best week in three years –a rise of 4.3 per cent.
As they say in the City, the share price never lies.
Millions could be facing bigger phone bills because of a proposed £10bn merger, experts have warned.
A judge yesterday handed down one of the toughest sentences of recent times for a white collar crime, giving the boss of the failed hedge fund Weavering 13 years in prison for a $537m (£358m) fraud.
Germany’s political leaders gave an unexpectedly positive response to the European Central Bank’s money-printing blitz yesterday, further boosting sentiment in financial markets.