Centrica Plc’s power and gas supply chief quit a year into the job in the latest of a spate of management departures at the company as U.K. lawmakers wage a public campaign against rising consumer energy bills.
Centrica Plc ’s Direct Energy unit may spend as much as 2 billion pounds ($3 billion) to acquire power and natural-gas assets in North America by 2015, Chief Executive Officer Chris Weston said.
Asian stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index dropping from a six-year high, as investors weighed valuations after U.S. equities slid.
"These are solid numbers, it reinforces why you hold Telstra."
- Chris Weston on Aug 13, 2014