James Moore

James Moore is Deputy Business Editor at The Independent.

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James Moore: M&S is back in fashion, but how long will its resurgence last?

Outlook Something strange has happened at M&S. The beleaguered retailer finds itself in an unusual position: thanks to its fourth quarter trading statement it is in fashion both on the high street and in the City.

Former RBS chief executive Fred Goodwin has so far endured no legal or regulatory sanction for the role he played in the near death of the bank

RBS: The tortuous battle to bring former chief Fred Goodwin to justice

Could a cache of private emails blow open the case against the man who sank the Royal Bank of Scotland? James Moore investigates

James Moore: Challenger banks are creating a buzz

Outlook First there was Aldermore, now Shawbrook has joined the London Stock Exchange, and successfully at that. The challenger bank’s shares listed at 290p, near the top of the price range and ended up 5 per cent. Investors, it seems, love their new banking shares. Which means that there will be plenty more of them to come after a brief lull created by the general election, with Yorkshire & Clydesdale, Metrobank and Santander’s UK operations are all waiting in the wings.

James Moore: All bets are off on the future of Turf TV

Outlook It looks, on the face of it, as if the racing industry is sniffing out a big winner that could be worth up to £80m. Racecourse Media Group has invited bookies to suggest how it might sell them its picture rights.

European Union flags fly outside the European Commission building in Brussels, Belgium.
Having built up a substantial shareholding, Elliott Advisors wants to secure the election of a slate of new directors at Alliance
‘Too much delay’: Louise Ellman, chair of the Commons Transport Committee

Co-op coughs up £4m to keep chief executive in the hot seat

The institution is now controlled not by a co-operative but by hedge funds, where these sort of payments are par for the course.

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