WPP revenues beat forecasts

World’s largest advertising group warns of tough year ahead

Australian betting market off to the races

Foreign players piling in to A$22bn bookmaking industry

City Insider: Andy Haldane, goes boldly on . . .

Andy Haldane, Mo Ibrahim, Howard Shore, Lenny Feder and ex-PM of France François Fillon

Lower oil price top of Holliday’s in-tray

New Shell chairman may also be helpful engaging with campaigners

Bad news keeps coming for Barclays

In and out of reputational rehab, the UK bank has produced three nasty surprises in two days

Former Alstom UK manager to be charged

Robert Hallet stands accused of bribing Indian officials

Barclays confident of reaching BoE target

Lender sets aside £500m for forex probe

Law firm sues RP Martin over Libor bill

Broker allegedly failed to settle investigation fees

StanChart faces US sanctions probe

US investigates whether transactions were concealed

NAB considers float of UK banking units

Lender turns focus on core Australia and New Zealand markets

Global army hot on the trail of trolls

Content moderators that go to the dark side of web

BT lifts payout as broadband take-up grows

Sports TV rights spur acquisition of new customers

Aviva brushes aside collapse in annuities

British insurer says ‘discipline’ is paying off in profits

Legal & General cuts tracker fees

Charge for mainstream index tracking products down to 0.1%

Shell taps ex-BofA banker to be new chairman

Oil major’s third-quarter profits above expectations

‘Future Fifty’ start-ups enjoy bumper year

Tech City success but some high-profile companies struggle

Tesco woes deepen as SFO launches probe

Criminal investigation under way into retailer’s overstated profits

Stagecoach to expand Megabus in Europe

Group will spend £20m on buying new vehicles

Heathrow core profits rise 12%

UK’s largest airport claims growing support for expansion

UK banks seek to offload toxic mortgages

Lenders pursue deals with private equity funds


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