Adidas shares up on Reebok reports
Shares in sportswear giant Adidas jump 6% after a report says that a group of investors is considering a bid for the company's Reebok brand.
Greene King raises offer for Spirit
Greene King raises its offer for Spirit Pub Company, the owner of the Chef & Brewer chain, which indicates it will accept the bid if other details can be worked out.
Russian rouble weakens on downgrade
The Russian rouble weakens further against the dollar after Moody's downgrades its credit rating, blaming the economic damage caused by sanctions.
Government to consult on new ISA
The government is to consult on a new tax free individual savings account (ISA) for people who lend money direct to borrowers over the the internet using Peer-to-Peer lending sites.
A million pensioners 'in poverty'
More than a million pensioners are still living in poverty, partly due to their failure to claim benefits, the charity Age UK is claiming.
'Share money from economic growth'
Public services need their "fair share" of money from economic growth if they are to continue to be affordable in the future, the health minister says.