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Greene King to be sold in £4.6bn takeover deal with Hong Kong real estate giant
Britain's largest pub and brewery company Greene King has agreed to a £4.6bn takeover by a Hong Kong-based conglomerate.
British Steel engineering arm races to secure French takeover
The engineering division of British Steel is racing to secure a sale days after Turkey's military pension fund secured the exclusive right to buy the UK's second-largest steel producer.
European markets rise on hopes of stimulus to prevent recession
Stock markets across Europe have risen on hopes of a stimulus after Germany's central bank hinted there was a risk of recession.
Property sales rise after Brexit uncertainty decline despite fall in value
Property sales have started to rise after Brexit uncertainty had left transaction levels at multi-year lows, according to a property portal.
Shares in Mitie Group rise after catering arm sale
Shares in the outsourcing giant Mitie Group have risen sharply after it confirmed the sale of its catering division.
Lidl suppliers on the hook for potential no-deal Brexit tariffs
Lidl's Irish business has said that British suppliers will be responsible for additional tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Michael Gove admits no-deal would cause 'bumps in the road' but says concerns exaggerated
A secret government report warning of food, fuel and drug shortages under a no-deal Brexit is out of date, Michael Gove has said.
Boots merger mastermind Murphy in talks to join KKR rival CVC
One of the leading figures in Britain's private equity industry is in talks to join CVC Capital Partners, the new backer of Premiership Rugby, following more than a decade at one of its biggest rivals.
Standard Chartered faces Treasury fine over sanctions breaches
The Treasury is to slap Standard Chartered, the emerging markets lender, with a multimillion-pound fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, dealing a further blow to the FTSE-100 bank's reputation.
British Steel in exclusive talks with Turkish military pension fund
Turkey's military pension fund has entered into exclusive talks for the takeover of British Steel.