Let’s see more tough love telephony

Better to keep pressure on BT to improve services than split it up

Dividend doubts dog BHP Billiton

Progressive payout policy looks all the more unsustainable

Amazon and the Scottish fund tech heroes

Mortgage Investment Trust portfolio reflects faith in technology

Liquidity may be victim of zealous probes

Without market makers prepared to take the lumps, there is no market

Hard to ignore plight of Big Four grocers

UK food retailers face more misery before things get better

Andrew Tyrie

Tyrie trashes ‘complex’ inheritance tax

Proposals distort an increasingly dysfunctional property market

Andrew Mackenzie said he was issuing a 'call to arms' to global business

Tough job for BHP to keep credit rating

Dividend is unsustainable but steps can be taken to mitigate cut

Boom time for builders but not for houses

Even if the money is there Treasury wishes won’t turn it into homes

BHP chief in a spot of dividend bother

Brazilian dam disaster and low metal prices set to curb payout

Tears at Tesco as revival falls short

Grocer finds tax burden tough and competition even tougher

StanChart terms are tax on shareholders

Underwriting fees for £3.3bn share offer are nice earner for banks

Focus on Africa for next ‘supercycle’

Battered miners will pivot to continent when downturn ends

China funding UK to build white elephants

Fifty-year bond issue shows UK can fund folly projects itself

Burnt fingers keep merger arbs at bay

Pfizer/Astra failure may be keeping Shell/BG ‘value gap’ open

Not in our interests to put clients first

Investment Association’s chief executive ousted

Pension club fights to avoid retirement

ISAs may be the future, so are traditional pensions past it?

The clandestine art of raising dividends

Payouts are merely the return of shelved capital spending

Telecoms trade alphabet soup for humble pie

Competition concerns dull the shine of O2-3 and BT-EE pairings

Olympian-sized HS2 budget flexes muscles

Project raises budget on Euston redevelopment by £250m

The Bank’s QE through the looking glass

BoE continues recycling maturing debt through bond market