TalkTalk takes Ferry from Dixons as CFO disembarks

TalkTalk Telecom Group has appointed Dixons Carphone's corporate affairs director Kate Ferry as its new chief finance officer after Iain Torrens decided to step down from the role later this year. 

Schroders boosted by RBC Capital upgrade to 'outperform'

Asset manager Schroders got a boost on Monday as RBC Capital Markets upgraded the stock to 'outperform' from 'sector perform' and lifted the price target to 3,400p from 3,300p ahead of its first-half results on 27 July.