Barclays Ashok Vaswani, Barclays UK CEO. COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The CEO of Barclays UK says the bank is working “very, very closely with the government” to guard against cyber attacks, amid a recent ratcheting up of suspected state-sponsored attacks. Ashok Vaswani told Business Insider at the Money2020 Europe conference in Copenhagen this week: “For us, […]

It’s “Super Thursday” for British retailers and supermarkets, with Tesco, Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Debenhams, JD Sports, Primark-owner Associated British Foods, and more all reporting on how they did over Christmas. Christmas is a crucial period for retailers and can make or break an entire year, particularly for department stores and clothing retailers. We […]

Reuters/Cathal McNaughton Britain’s benchmark share index, the FTSE 100, closed at an all-time high for a second consecutive day on Thursday, as UK stocks continue to soar on the back of the weak pound. Despite the new record, it was actually a spectacularly uneventful day in the markets and the record was achieved thanks to […]