Fears that Ladbrokes could be forced to shutter loss-making bookies sent the betting group tumbling nearly 5 per cent.
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Sunday 19 January 2014
Another game, another fiasco. New head Paul Downton must ensure the right calls are made to rebuild squad
Sunday 15 September 2013
A host of private-equity firms are mulling bids for Mergermarket, the online bible for City rumour and gossip that is being offloaded by Financial Times-owner Pearson.
Sunday 08 September 2013
The chief executive of the Morrisons supermarket chain will have to defend another fall in profits this week, although he is expected to boast of a turnaround following its recent dire sales.
Saturday 23 March 2013
Two of the oldest names in the City look set to come together after fund management group Schroders said it is considering a takeover of its smaller rival Cazenove Capital.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
A former futures trader was yesterday sentenced to four years jail after being found guilty of insider dealing.
Friday 09 November 2012
Tuesday 17 April 2012
The former Bank of America Merrill Lynch corporate broker at the centre of a Financial Services Authority (FSA) "market abuse" crackdown has been offered a return to the City by Russia's Renaissance Capital.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Investors in BT have been licking their lips recently at the prospect of a dividend hike. Ever since the telecoms giant announced new plans last month to tackle its massive pension deficit, hopes have been rising that a large increase to shareholder payouts would be the next step for the company.
Sunday 08 April 2012
Friday 06 April 2012
Barry Weir, one of JPMorgan Cazenove's top deal makers, is set to replace Ian Hannam, the banker known as the "king of mining", as chairman of equity capital markets at the investment bank.
Monday 27 February 2012
The Bank of England is to spread its empire from Threadneadle Street to Moorgate as it decides on a home for the new City regulator.
Saturday 07 January 2012
"Man down!" was the cry from the Square Mile last night.
Saturday 24 December 2011
Wednesday 30 November 2011
British banking marked the end of an era yesterday as JP Morgan Cazenove announced that David Mayhew, its chairman, was stepping down after more than four decades at the City's most illustrious broker.
Tuesday 29 November 2011
The City grandee David Mayhew is expected to announce he is stepping back from day-to-day management of JPMorgan Cazenove today, relinquishing his role as chairman at the blue-blooded City broker.
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