Fiona Bond

UK banks boosted by eurozone talks

London's banking shares were racing ahead on Monday, as European political leaders thrashed out a wider solution to contain the eurozone debt crisis and fund European banks.

Oil prices rise on eurozone hopes

Oil prices jumped nearly 3 per cent on Monday and were continuing to rise on Tuesday, boosted by fresh hope for the eurozone debt crisis and a weak US dollar.

The week ahead (10/10 - 14/10/11)

It's very much an action-packed five days for the corporate calendar once again this week, as droves of companies continue to liven up the start of the fourth quarter.