Viacom, owner of MTV and Paramount, reported mixed quarterly results on Thursday as higher-than-expected revenue in its film unit offset flat domestic advertising sales and lower cable TV revenue.
American Express has introduced cryptocurrency payments for US corporate customers sending funds to UK-based firms that bank with Santander.
The number of new homes coming onto the market in England reached nearly 220,000 in 2016-17, just short of the pre-financial crisis peak.
Assura, the UK healthcare real estate investment trust (Reit), plans to boost dividends after seeing a 76% rise in pre-tax profits for the six months ending September.
TBC Bank Group – the UK parent company of the Georgia’s largest banking group – has announced a boost to third-quarter net profits of 29% compared with 2016.
Coats Group, one of the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturers, has announced a 2% increase in global sales for the quarter ending 31 October.
The squeeze on consumer spend is likely to ease next year, despite the meagre rise in retail spending of just 0.3% in October, say experts.
Merchant banking group Close Brothers has announced a good performance in the 13-week period ending 31 October, with continued strong profitability across all three divisions.
China said on Thursday that the European Union’s trade measures should respect international rules, after the European Parliament approved legislation to protect EU industries against excessively cheap imports from China.
UK fashion retailer Ted Baker said on Thursday revenue for the 13 weeks to November 11 had risen by 7.3%, helped by strong online sales.
Bitcoin surged on Monday, recovering more than $1,000 (£763.5) after losing almost a third of its value in less than four days as traders bought back into the volatile cryptocurrency.
Bombardier executive Fred Cromer has said the company’s deal with Airbus will strengthen company and preserve jobs at the Northern Ireland plant.
China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba saw record sales of $25.4bn on Friday in its annual Singles Day retail spree – 40% up on 2016.
General Electric (GE) is cutting its share dividend for only the second time since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The company has announced it is cutting the dividend from 24 to 12 cent
Irish building materials group Kingspan’s (KSP.I) reported a rise in profits on Monday but warned it had seen some recent evidence of a slowdown in the British commercial and industrial construction market, sending its share price lower.