The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has won a key victory in the battle against unauthorised businesses after the High Court declared that David Banner-Eve, Stuart Cohen, Asset Land Investments Plc and Asset L.I. Inc. ran an illegal land bank by operating a collective investment scheme without FSA authorisation.
LinkedIn have reported that profits were double what they had originally expected.
Apple are to be sued by an activist shareholder who are demanding that the computer giant Apple share out more of its $137 billion (£87 billion) cash pile to its investors.
Difficult market conditions in Europe have seen Vodafone's revenue fall below the expected level.
Struggling electronics firm Sony have been forced to cut their quarterly losses.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has fined The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (RBS) £87.5 million for misconduct relating to the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR).
Liberty Global have agreed to buy the UK's Virgin Media in a cash and stock deal worth $23.3 billion (£15 billion).
The Euro reversed further from its recent highs reached on Friday against the US Dollar and the Pound as political concerns in Spain and Italy re-ignited concerns about the two southern Euro states. Having reached 1.37 against the Dollar and just over 0.87 pence against the Pound on Friday afternoon, it was down over 1.5% in overnight trade.
Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC have announced that Diane de Saint Victor has been appointed as a non-executive Director of Barclays with effect from 1 March 2013.
A resurgence of investor confidence in public markets in the closing months of 2012 has left private equity funds facing an increasingly competitive environment for deals according to research released by BDO LLP’s Corporate Finance team.