Aviva has agreed to buy Friends Life Group in a £5bn-plus deal that will create a pensions provider with 16 million UK customers.
The readiness of Britain's energy network to deal with freezing temperatures will be revealed later, when the National Grid reveals the gap between capacity and demand.
Italy's finance minister has said he expects the European Central Bank (ECB) to embark on the purchase of government bonds in a bid to pep up demand in the eurozone.
The software supplier at the centre of a catastrophic IT failure at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in 2012 has paid millions of pounds to the taxpayer-backed lender under a...
Christmas TV adverts are now playing with consumers' emotions rather than just telling them to buy their products, according to an advertising expert.
China has announced new measures to stimulate economic growth, sending world stock markets higher.
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has been telling Sky News about his efforts to transform the way people buy goods in stores - with an app designed to replace cash registers.
The Chancellor has spoken of renewed fears for the world economy as the public finances continue to show higher borrowing in the current year.
The hobby products group Hornby says it has made "material progress" in its turnaround, announcing that its losses have halved.
Britain is withdrawing its legal challenge to European Union moves to limit bankers' bonuses, the Chancellor has said.