Mon, Jul 8, 2013 12:18 PM EDT 0:46
The body charged with handling Britain's stakes in lenders has hired a senior banker from UBS to manage its holdings in the 'bad bank' books of Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley. Britain will push ahead with its biggest privatization in decades when it unveils plans for a $3.7 billion stock listing of state postal operator Royal Mail. As many as 120,000 tweets per minute mentioned Sunday's Wimbledon final, won by Brit Andy Murray. The U.K. Twitter record exceeded a previous high set by the Spice Girls' appearance during the London Olympics closing ceremony.