LONDON Insurer Admiral has restarted sales of travel insurance to new customers now Britons are once more allowed to go on holiday, but rivals Aviva , Direct Line and LV= are yet to follow.
British homebuilders Persimmon and Vistry said on Thursday interest in new homes had picked up since coronavirus restrictions on the housing market eased in mid-May, propping up order books for this year and supporting prices.
Saga has refunded 44 million pounds ($54.45 million) of advance payments to customers whose travel was interrupted by the coronavirus outbreak, the British over-50s holidays and insurance specialist said on Monday.
LONDON Shares in Premier Inn owner Whitbread Plc tumbled 16% on Thursday after it said it would seek 1.01 billion pounds in fresh cash from shareholders to help weather the COVID-19 crisis.
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LONDON Insurer Admiral said on Tuesday it will return 110 million pounds ($136.43 million) to car and van policyholders who they hope have heeded government advice to stay home and drive less during Britain's coronavirus lockdown.
British asset manager Jupiter Fund Management said on Wednesday its assets under management fell 18.3% in the quarter to end-March as fears over the coronavirus pandemic rattled financial markets.
LONDON The wild swings in stock, currency and commodity prices in recent weeks are proving too tempting for thousands of stuck-at-home punters convinced they know which way markets are headed as the coronavirus ravages economies.
LONDON British insurers cancelled more than 1 billion pounds of dividends on Wednesday, in moves welcomed by the Bank of England which had cautioned the sector about the risk of heavy costs from the spread of the coronavirus.