Edinburgh Airport has busiest April ever

A total of 1,206,540 passengers passed through Edinburgh Airport last month, making it the busiest April on record at Scotland’s busiest airport. The total number…















SSE merger sent for in-depth investigation

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it has referred the proposed merger of Perth-based SSE Retail and Npower for an in-depth investigation “after…










Springfield shares up as it buys Dawn Homes

Shares of Elgin-based housebuilder Springfield Properties rose 8% after it said it completed the acquisition of Glasgow-based housebuilder Dawn Homes for up to £20.1 million. Springfield…



Virgin Money mortgage balances up to £34bn

Shares of Edinburgh and Newcastle-based Virgin Money rose about 6% after it said in a first-quarter trading update that it reaffirmed its 2018 guidance on performance and…









Sainsbury confirms Asda merger talks

J Sainsbury plc confirmed on Saturday that it is in “advanced discussions” about merging with Walmart’s Leeds-based subsidiary Asda. It is not yet clear how…


RBS first-quarter profit soars to £792m

Royal Bank of Scotland on Friday reported attributable first-quarter profit of £792 million compared with £259 million for the same period of 2017, beating analysts’…