London property price rise slows down

Average Q1 growth in UK capital at 1% amid mansion tax fears

RBS confirms Coutts International sale

Deal with UBP to result in £200m goodwill writedown for UK lender

Airlines toughen up cockpit rules

Prosecutor says co-pilot wanted to ‘destroy the plane’

Co-op Bank suffers third straight year of losses

Lender loses more than 50,000 customers amid negative publicity

Barratt CEO Mark Clare steps down

Finance director David Thomas to take over

Likelihood of each coalition scenario

Populus predicts Miliband more likely PM

Labour leader has bigger choice of coalition partner

Bolloré increases Vivendi stake to 10.2%

Billionaire tightens grip after hedge fund attacks strategy

Bill Gross Pimco exit a ‘stress test’

Asset managers use founder’s abdication to fight new regulation

A Caltex petrol station is seen in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday, January 22, 2008. Photographer: Jack Atley/Bloomberg News

Chevron to offload Caltex Australia stake

Block trade worth A$4.6bn is largest in country’s history

Osborne overrode FCO on China-led bank

Decision on AIIB bypassed objections and drew fire from US

Japan nears deflation as core CPI hits 0%

BoJ had pledged to hit 2% by around April

Comment and Analysis

City Insider: Tact and fiction

Talking one’s own book hit new highs at Tuesday’s City Week conference

Fanuc parts curtains on secretive culture

Japanese robot maker has ‘sense of crisis’ about how it is viewed

Imprudence of advertising a dark past

A Moscow store has wisely pulled an ad depicting kids as KGB interrogators, says Courtney Weaver

Best comments from our readers

These are not just American products, they are old-fashioned American products. Pace Mr Buffett and his fondness for Mac n Cheese. He is 86 and allowed to be eccentric as he is a billionaire. He could also have a fondness for hedgehiog-flavoured crisps but this would not make it a market with a future."
By manticore on Kraft’s sticky problem: American cheese


"What exactly does the international community expect the Palestinians to negotiate with? They have nothing, only a displaced population, occupied (and ever diminishing) lands, an immense pride, and resilience to battle on for their rights, with only lip service for support from the international community."
By Faris on Israel’s high-stakes outbreak of political sincerity


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