Lloyds Banking Group has been hit with penalties totalling £226 million  for rate-rigging. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

Would a City equivalent of the Hippocratic oath have prevented the Libor-rigging scandal? Might it have deterred Lloyds Banking Group traders from (...)

Royal Mail shares yesterday tumbled more than 3 per cent on chief executive Moya Greene’s downbeat assessment of prospects for its crucial parcels business. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A few more layers of froth were blown off the Royal Mail share price yesterday following the postal group’s warning that its key parcels division i(...)

Dublin’s Merrion Hotel is to be the setting for the latest shareholder revolt. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Merrion Hotel in Dublin is to be the setting for the latest shareholder revolt, as investors in the FTSE 100 credit-checking company Experian gath(...)

 Marks & Spencer chief executive Marc Bolland addresses the retailer’s AGM at Wembley stadium yesterday. Photograph:  Oliver Dixon/Imagewise/PA Wire

Shareholders in Marks & Spencer gathered at Wembley Stadium yesterday to air their views on the burning issues of the day, from comfy slippers to (...)

Online grocery group Ocado is set to make its first annual profit since being set up by three former Goldman Sachs bankers in 2000.

It’s taken almost a decade and a half but, at last, online grocery group Ocado is set to make its first annual profit since being set up by three form(...)

Ross McEwan, chief executive officer RBS,  will take the flak over bankers’ bonuses  at the annual meeting. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Shareholders are out in force this week as the annual meeting season continues apace, with gatherings scheduled for investors in Royal Bank of Scotlan(...)

TopShop retail billionaire Philip Green, backer of MySale Group. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Casualties of the unprecedented rush to float on the London stock market continue to mount, joined this week by the strange case of MySale Group, t(...)

Mike Ashley founded Sports Direct in 1982 and has built it into Britain’s biggest and most successful sports retailing chain. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

When you’re already one of Britain’s richest men, with an estimated fortune of almost £4 billion, what motivates you? In the case of Mike Ashley, the (...)

London mayor Boris Johnson: always defended  Barclays bicycle sponsorship deal. Photograph: Ben A Pruchnie/Getty Images

The distinctive blue “Boris Bikes” that dart around London’s roads, ridden with varying degrees of competence by tourists and locals alike, will be(...)

People walk past a sign outside of a branch of TSB bank in London. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Will investors say “yes” to TSB, the bank that is returning to the stock market after an absence of almost 20 years?Still best known for its catchy 19(...)