Tue, 29 Jul, 2014

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Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
British Gas owner Centrica confirmed on Tuesday the appoitment of BP executive Iain Conn as its new Chief Executive.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
The Bank of England (BoE) has decided to push ahead on its plans for super-tough bonus clawbacks on City bankers.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Bankers may soon have to sign an oath to uphold the highest ethics, if a new proposal by a leading think-tank is adopted.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Centrica's North American subsidiary, Direct Energy, has moved into the US home solar energy market by buying US business Astrum Solar for £32m.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
The Gherkin skyscraper in the City of London is up for sale and expected reach a price tag of around £650m, according to estate agency Savills.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
AIM-listed Intandem Films failed to impress after telling investors that following Cannes Film Festival it has achieved film sales of $1.95m, as it admitted its financial position remains "difficult".
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Petra Diamonds took a knock on Tuesday after it became aware that 43m shares held by Awal Bank have been placed by its administrators, RBS Capital Markets, with both UK and international institutions at a price of 190p per share.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Rolls-Royce has lost out on a £351m service contract, representing 0.5% of its order book, after Airbus terminated an order with a customer.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
British power station operator Drax reported a hit to first-half earnings from carbon taxes, but said it was making good progress with switching to biomass fuel.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Insurer and reinsurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) has expressed caution about market conditions in the second half, after a robust performance in the first.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Publishing and events company Informa reported a 1.9% rise in half year organic revenue growth to £569.6m as the company overhauled its business.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
A "resilient" first half performance and a 5% increase in the interim dividend helped lift shares in Elementis on Tuesday.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
London interdealer broker Tullett Prebon is to further cut back its headcount after revenues and profits declined badly in the first six months of the year due to depressed levels of market volatility.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
European stocks rebounded from a two-day drop on the back of gains in Asia overnight.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Convenience foods group Greencore said it continued to anticipate earnings per share (EPS) growth in line with market expectations after increasing third quarter revenue by 6.7% year-on-year (YOY).
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Engineering and construction group Costain has won a £30m deal to help upgrade a gas terminal on Britain's east coast.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Babcock International Group's Finance Director Bill Tame has been appointed as Chief Executive of the engineering support services company's enlarged International division.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
The economic recovery in the UK helped takeaway chain Domino's Pizza to rustle up a 10% rise in half-year profits, but it said trading in Germany was tough.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Wealth management and financial services group St James's Place has hiked its interim dividend by 40% after funds under management (FuM) reached a record in the first half.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
KCom Group has maintained its outlook after reporting no changes in current trading.
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