Consumer borrowing eased back last month as inflation's upward march forced UK shoppers to rein in their spending, according to new figures.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
The FTSE 100 Index ended a nine-day winning streak that had propelled it to a five-month high as investors sought to lock in profits.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2013
The British government will legislate to ensure reckless bank bosses can be jailed and bonuses can be clawed back, David Cameron has said.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2013
Measures to give savers extra security if a bank fails will be announced by the British government today as part of major reforms for Britain's banking system.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2012
Lending by Britain's top five banks shrank every quarter last year, official figures revealed today, in an embarrassing blow to the British Chancellor's Project Merlin agreement.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2012
Plans to reform the British banking sector should be put on hold until the UK economy has recovered and taxpayers have been repaid for bailing out the banks, the head of the British Bankers' Association (BBA) has said today.
Mon, 29 Aug, 2011
The UK government has upped the rate of its planned tax on Britain's banks, draft legislation revealed today.
Thu, 09 Dec, 2010
British House prices fell by 0.7% during October as buyers continued to stay away from the market, figures showed today.
Thu, 28 Oct, 2010
Britain's banks will pay an extra £2.5bn (€2.81bn) in tax a year by 2012 under draft legislation published today in a British government move to repair some of the damage caused by their role in the financial crisis.
Thu, 21 Oct, 2010
Britain's biggest banks are planning to launch a multimillion-pound fund to bolster smaller businesses, it was reported today.
Tue, 05 Oct, 2010
Analysts cast doubt today on the credibility of the stress tests applied to European banks.
Sat, 24 Jul, 2010
House prices in the UK fell for the first time in 10 months during February as the market was hit by winter weather and the end of the stamp duty holiday, figures showed today.
Fri, 26 Feb, 2010
The head of the UK's biggest bank hit out at the "inflated" bonus culture today and predicted smaller payouts for the industry in future.
Tue, 26 Jan, 2010
House prices in England and Wales jumped by 1.7% during July - the biggest increase for five years, figures showed today.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2009
The number of mortgages approved for house purchase in the UK rose to a 15-month high of 35,235 during June, the British Bankers' Association said today.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2009
UK house prices dived by a record 16.6% during the past year, Britain's biggest building society said today.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2009
Finance Minister Brian Lenihan has said the Government's scheme to guarantee the financial security of six Irish-owned banks may be extended to other financial institutions operating in Ireland.
Thu, 02 Oct, 2008
The London market was on the back foot today as falling commodity prices put pressure on blue-chip stocks.
Tue, 26 Aug, 2008
The number of mortgages approved for house purchase in the UK dived by 23% during June to hit a new record low, figures showed today.
Wed, 23 Jul, 2008
The British property market showed signs of stabilising last month after figures today revealed a surprise increase in January house purchase mortgage approvals and a hike in remortgaging activity.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2008
The Bank of England could be given powers to offer secret financial help to failing banks under plans outlined today, to avoid a repeat of the Northern Rock debacle.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2008
Telecoms giant Vodafone saw shares soar to a six-year high today, helping lift the wider London market by 1.5%.
Thu, 25 Oct, 2007
The FTSE 100 Index closed the year on the back foot but the fall was not enough to take the shine off annual gains of almost 11%.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2007
The FTSE 100 Index has fallen another 81.0 points to close at 5086.6.
Thu, 25 Oct, 2001
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