FTSE 100 advances as banks and home builders soar

London’s FTSE 100 edged higher on Monday, supported by shares of banks and homebuilders as data points to a surge in house prices. The FTSE 100 blue chip closed eight points at 7,077, with bank stocks including Barclays PLC, Lloyds Banking Group and HSBC Holdings among the top winners. The …

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Swiss Re Corporate Solutions names ANZ leader

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Christine Bell (pictured) to lead the country for Australia and New Zealand, effective August 3. Bell, who will be based in Sydney, succeeds Melanie Slack who has taken on the role of Head of Wholesale Trade in the UK, Ireland, South Africa and EMEA. …

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