RBS turning an annual profit for the first time in ten years is welcomed by chief executive Ross McEwan.
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The dream of home ownership is fading for many New Zealanders In one of the world’s most liveable cities, and arguably its windiest, there are tough choices for prospective first-time property buyers in Wellington, where real estate prices soared by more than 18% in the year to June 2017. […]
Image copyright Getty Images Banking giant HSBC saw pre-tax profits fall 4% in the first three months of 2018, as higher costs more than eroded increased revenue. The lender reported making $4.8bn (£3.5bn) compared with the $5bn posted in the the same period a year earlier – missing analysts’ estimates. But shareholders will be cheered […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some places in America are trying a new approach to close the gender pay gap As countries around the world grapple with the gender pay gap, some places in America have come up with a new way to tackle the problem. Their solution? Bar employers from asking job applicants […]