Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said a new phase of forward guidance is intended to give assurance that officials will support the economic rebound.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron will pledge measures to boost North Sea oil extraction as his cabinet meets in Aberdeen in a bid to counter the campaign for Scottish independence.
RSA Insurance Group Plc is considering a rights offering to replenish capital following a scandal at its Irish unit and losses related to flooding in towns along the River Thames and southwest England.
Confidence among small and medium- sized U.K. companies reached its highest level in more than two years amid improving sales prospects, according to business adviser BDO LLP.
Lloyds Banking Group Plc will appoint women for 40% of senior roles by 2020, lender says in e-mailed statement. *Says move part of commitment to better represent diversity of its customer base
Mercuria Energy Trading SA hired Mike Harrison as a copper trader, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Protesters may plan to “provoke disorder” at a vigil in London today for Mark Duggan, whose shooting by police sparked riots across England in 2011, the Metropolitan Police said.
NOTE: Novartis Oncology is developing a promising new cancer therapy that faces challenges with how to administer and commercialize * NOTE: Earlier, Novartis Says Oncology Head Herve Hoppenot to Leave
The following is a selection of the most important news affecting the oil market.
Peter O’Toole, who gained worldwide fame as the star of “Lawrence of Arabia” at the dawn of a career that included four Golden Globe awards and eight Academy Award nominations, has died. He was 81.
"The outcome for Spain and Italy is binary."
- Mike Harrison on Apr 24, 2012