Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis: “The bit that is interesting is that that I have never run a shop in my life.” Photograph: EPA

The new boss of Tesco won’t have much time to talk to journalists over the next few months as he battles to get the supermarket group into some sort o(...)

Bank of England  governor  Mark Carney: has gone from rock-star banker to City’s ‘unreliable boyfriend’. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/PA Wire

Just over a year into his five-year term as Bank of England governor, Canadian Mark Carney has gone from rock-star banker to “unreliable boyfriend”(...)

Tesco shares fell to a 10-year low last week as ratings agency S&P cut its credit rating from BBB+ to BBB.

Dave Lewis, the Unilever executive being brought in to turn around the troubled Tesco group, does not start his new job until October 1st. But there’s(...)

HSBC chairman Douglas Flint launched a tirade against the reforms being imposed on the banking sector. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Since they brought the global financial system to the brink of collapse six years ago, there have been apologies aplenty from Britain’s banking chi(...)

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(...)