Fiona Walsh

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Ahead of results from Tesco, Marks & Spencer and John Lewis, winners have so far outnumbered the losers.

The winners and losers are now beginning to emerge in the British retail sector after one of the toughest-ever Christmas trading periods. Ahead of “S(...)

Facebook has announced that it will no longer book non-US revenues from large advertisers through its Dublin unit. When fully implemented, the decis(...)

Marks & Spencer chief executive Steve Rowe, who is under pressure from the City following lacklustre sales. Photograph:  Toby Melville/Reuters

Is the City beginning to lose patience with Marks & Spencer’s Steve Rowe? Just over a year after he stepped up as chief executive of the strugglin(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney: “I will drink the martini and order another two.” Photograph: Frank Augstein/PA Wire

Bank of England governor Mark Carney is partial to a martini, apparently, and likes a joke, but has trouble telling a genuine email from a hoax. Car(...)

The UK treasury’s remaining 0.25 per cent of Lloyds bank shares was offloaded through the market on Tuesday. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Lloyds Banking Group has finally shaken off the shackles of UK government ownership, as the treasury disposed of its last remaining shares in the grou(...)

Jes Staley, CEO  Barclays bank. Photograph: Reuters

Barclays’ chief executive Jess Staley faces the City this week for the first time since the scandal erupted over his ill-advised attempts to unmask a (...)

Is Jes Staley a kind, caring boss who went the extra mile to protect a colleague from unwarranted smears? Or is he an arrogant ex-Wall Street banker w(...)

A battle with a company with pockets as deep as Apple’s is a daunting prospect. Phtograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

A year ago, tech giant Apple was weighing up a takeover of Imagination Technologies, the Hertfordshire-based company behind the graphics in its iPhone(...)

British annual inflation jumped in February to the highest level in almost three and a half years, driven by increasing fuel costs. Photograph:  Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

Is Britain sleepwalking into another living standards crisis? That’s certainly the fear of the unions as official data showed inflation surging to its(...)

 Liz Truss: the lord chancellor’s  shock ruling saw shares in insurance companies tumble. Photograph: PA

The shake-up in the system for calculating personal injury payouts didn’t quite have the glamour of the Oscars. The confusion was there, though, follo(...)

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