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  1. November 19, 2013

    Co-op chairman resigns over Flowers claims

    The chairman of the Co-operative Group, Len Wardle, has resigned with immediate effect, saying he is taking responsibility...

  2. October 21, 2013

    Hedge fund dissidents revive Co-op Bank’s ethical mojo

    “People are crying out for a new way of doing business with a financial organisation of substance that truly has their...

  1. June 17, 2013

    The deals that left Co-op in crisis

    These days David Anderson has a pretty leisurely time of it. There is the odd board meeting at the National Farmers Union...

  2. March 11, 2012

    EM fund targets Asian investors

    A Brazilian asset manager has launched a Luxembourg Ucits fund to sell in emerging economies. The asset management division...

  3. February 10, 2012

    Fund chief arrested for insider trading

    The head of Whitman Capital, a Palo Alto hedge fund, has been indicted on charges he made almost $1m in profits by trading...

  4. July 23, 2011

    Industrial groups lift forecasts for the year

    Leading US industrial companies reported robust earnings and raised their forecasts for the year, though some struck a...

  5. June 21, 2011

    French government u-turns on new property tax

    Britons with French holiday homes have been handed some good news this week, with the announcement that the French...

  6. May 20, 2011

    Overseas property owners targeted in wealth tax reform

    The French government has made moves to close down a loophole that enables wealthy purchasers ofsecond homes in France to...

  7. October 24, 2010

    Overseas demand lifts US manufacturers

    The US economy may be faltering, but many big names in American manufacturing are going from strength to strength. In the...

  8. July 23, 2010

    Honeywell raises full-year forecast again

    Honeywell, the industrial conglomerate, posted better than expected second quarter earnings on Friday and increased its...

  9. April 24, 2010

    Honeywell results beat estimates

    Honeywell, the industrial conglomerate, beat first quarter earnings estimates and increased its full year guidance thanks to...

  10. April 23, 2010

    Honeywell increases full-year guidance

    Honeywell, the industrial conglomerate, beat first-quarter earnings estimates and increased its full-year guidance thanks to...

  11. October 23, 2009

    Cost cuts boost Honeywell

    Honeywell International drew on cost cuts to help lift its quarterly net income above Wall Street’s expectations despite...

  12. August 18, 2009

    Qinetiq consortium wins contract

    A controversial £12bn programme to outsource technical training for the military - one of the government's largest private...

  13. August 17, 2009

    Qinetiq consortium wins contract

    A controversial £12bn ($20bn) programme to outsource technical training for the military – one of the government’s largest...

  14. April 3, 2009

    Co-op Bank outshines rivals

    The Co-operative Bank sailed through market turmoil in 2008, lifting profits 70 per cent as depositors flocked to it for...

  15. April 2, 2009

    Co-op Bank outshines rivals

    The Co-operative Bank sailed through market turmoil in 2008, lifting profits by 70 per cent as depositors flocked to it for...

  16. Westminster Blog

    February 25, 2009

    11 junior government members sign the Royal Mail EDM

    I have just been tipped off that no fewer than 11 ministerial aides have signed the motion opposing Lord Mandelson’s...

  17. October 21, 2008

    Eaton warns crisis is spreading

    Eaton, the US industrial conglomerate, warned that the credit crisis has spread to the manufacturing sector, crimping...

  18. September 11, 2008

    Co-operative Financial Services bucks trend

    Co-operative Financial Services bucked the trend among banks as it reported an increase in profits in the first half. The...

  19. June 25, 2008

    Lazard brothers

    Lazard bankers William Rucker , UK chief executive, media banker Nick Shott , Peter Warner and Nick Jones welcomed about...

  20. April 17, 2008

    Journalists shrink under Thomson

    Some 157 years after Paul Julius Reuter abandoned a trial with carrier pigeons and began telegraphing share prices between...

  21. April 17, 2008

    Journalists hold Fleet Street 'wake' for end of an era

    Some 157 years after Paul Julius Reuter abandoned a trial with carrier pigeons and began telegraphing share prices between...

  22. April 17, 2008

    Journalists hold Fleet Street 'wake' for end of an era

    More than 150 years after Paul Julius Reuter abandoned an experiment with carrier pigeons and began telegraphing share...

  23. April 4, 2008

    Co-op tastes 'toxic Kool-Aid' as it falls victim to meltdown

    Few would have expected the Co-operative Bank, which holds proudly to the ethical principles on which it was founded in the...

  24. April 4, 2008

    Co-op Bank reveals £32m SIV writedown

    The Co-operative Bank, which prides itself on its ethical lending policies, has lost £31.8m on its investments in so-called...

  25. April 4, 2008

    Subprime woes hit Co-op Bank

    The UK's Co-operative Bank, which prides itself on ethical lending policies, has lost £31.8m ($63.4m) on investments in...

  26. April 3, 2008

    Co-op Bank reveals £31.8m SIV writedown

    The Co-operative Bank, which prides itself on its ethical lending policies, has lost £31.8m on its investments in so-called...

  27. February 20, 2008

    Regulators give nod to Thomson Reuters tie-up

    Thomson Corp's £7.9bn bid for Reuters has been approved with minimal conditions by regulators on both sides of the...

  28. February 19, 2008

    Thomson cleared for Reuters merger

    Thomson Corp’s £7.9bn bid for Reuters has been approved with minimal conditions by regulators on both sides of the Atlantic,...

  29. December 27, 2007

    Bodyguards aren't just for top brass

    The idea of executive bodyguards usually conjures thoughts of Russian oligarchs swaggering round London with their "people"...

  30. December 26, 2007

    Bodyguards aren’t just for top brass

    The idea of executive bodyguards usually conjures thoughts of Russian oligarchs swaggering round London with their “people”...

  31. October 26, 2007

    Thomson and Reuters upbeat on bid clearance

    Thomson Corporation and Reuters on Thursday expressed confidence in securing clearance for the Canadian group’s £9bn...

  32. October 9, 2007

    Thomson clearance on Reuters runs on

    Regulators may not decide whether to clear Thomson's £9bn bid for Reuters before next February, after the European...

  33. October 9, 2007

    Further delay for Thomson's Reuters bid

    Regulators may delay a decision on whether to clear Thomson Corporation's £9bn bid for Reuters until February after the...

  34. October 9, 2007

    Further delay for Thomson's Reuters bid

    Regulators may delay a decision on whether to clear Thomson Corporation's £9bn bid for Reuters until February after the...

  35. October 8, 2007

    Thomson clearance on Reuters runs on

    Regulators may not decide whether to clear Thomson’s £9bn bid for Reuters before next February, after the European...

  36. September 28, 2007

    Traders win fraud chain court ruling

    Traders who are unwittingly caught up in a carousel fraud chain yesterday won a significant victory at Europe's top court....

  37. September 14, 2007

    Flood claims wash away Co-op profits

    This summer's floods were the worst weather in six decades in terms of the impact on the Co-op's insurance business,...

  38. July 20, 2007

    Co-op finance axes 10% of staff

    The financial services arm of the Co-operative Group is to axe 1,000 jobs or about 10 per cent of its staff in a...

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