HITECVISION, a Norwegian private equity firm focused on the offshore oil and gas industry, yesterday launched new oil service conglomerate Global Maritime Group by merging five companies in its portfolio.
US STOCKS fell for a third day in a volatile session yesterday, led by declines in consumer discretionary and technology shares, while another drop in the Russian rouble added to worries about the global economy.
Worried you've left it too late to order Christmas presents online? You need to get your skates on if you want to avoid paying for special delivery, but some retailers are offering premium services up to the last minute.
Britons descended into Black Friday madness this year in the scrum to get a cheap telly, but in the States – where the phenomenon has been going much longer – one business called “bulls***” on the whole thing. Literally.
Do you think your office is top drawer or a bit of a dive? Knight Frank has compiled a list of what it claims to be the 10 best offices in the world – and three of them are in London. But are you in one of them?
London Bridge underground station has been shut while the London Fire Brigade deals with what is being called a “small fire”.
The rail station is still open, but the underground station was evacuated this morning.
Until recently the joke that was doing the rounds was that the rouble, the price of oil and President Putin would all reach 63 next year. Now just one of those is left waiting – and he's not likely to be in a celebratory mood.
MUTUAL lenders have been favoured by politicians since banks led the way into the financial crisis, but a study yesterday showed almost every building society boss felt the sector was being harmed by red tape.
Britain's biggest banks are set to spend the next year pushing through major revamps of their IT systems, as stress tests have revealed problems in their ability to gather data on their own loan books.