Last week, 25 banks failed the asset quality review (AQR) conducted by the European Central Bank for 130 of the eurozone's largest banks.
LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - State-backed Royal Bank of Scotland has set aside 400 million pounds ($640 million) to cover potential fines for manipulating currency markets and warned further charges for past misconduct would continue to hit its profits.
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' �218m of the UK's �2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds issued in 1917.
The threat of a triple-dip recession in the eurozone, civil unrest in China and the Ebola crisis have created an unprecedented number of headwinds for the global economy, according to the chief executive of WPP.
Household suppliers defend their refusal to slash bills in a year when gas costs have tumbled by almost a quarter. 11:54, UK, Friday 31 October 2014.