Dec 14, 2016
Google spins off self-driving car division, signalling new direction
Google's self-driving cars have graduated from the company's "moonshot division", X labs, to become a full-blown subsidiary of umbrella group Alphabet, called Waymo.
Dec 12, 2016
Barclays agrees to sell French retail business
Barclays has agreed to sell its French retail banking division as it continues its efforts to streamline its business.
Dec 9, 2016
UK financial watchdog cracks down on crowdfunding
Crowdfunding platforms that offer home loans should be regulated like mortgage lenders to improve safety and transparency for customers, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority said on Friday.
Dec 6, 2016
Longtime Lego CEO to be replaced next year
The man who for 12 years has led Lego, the Danish company famous for its popular colored toy blocks, will be replaced by the current chief operating officer, the group said Tuesday
Dec 5, 2016
RBS offers £800m to shareholders, but legal battle is not over
Bank reaches settlement with three of five groups over 2008 rescue deal – but remaining investors demand £4bn
Dec 2, 2016
Nikola Motors reveals its 1,200-mile hydrogen fuel cell truck
American firm promises $1 billion manufacturing plant and a network of 364 zero emission fuel stations, with first trucks delivered in 2020
Nov 29, 2016
Shell expects no climate accord hit
Royal Dutch Shell expects to pump out all the fossil fuel reserves listed on its balance sheet
Nov 28, 2016
Footsie off lows as miners rally but weak oil prices weigh; banks cautious ahead of stress tests
Around mid morning, the FTSE 100 index was down 10.0 points at 6,830.7, just below the session peak of 6,840.96, having recovered from an early low of 6,769.77.