... * QE to be launched March 9. * ECB raises growth forecasts for this year and next. * Inflation seen close to target by 2017. * Increases emergency assistance to Greek banks.
LONDON, March 5 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index rose back towards record highs on Thursday, lifted by a rally in insurance stocks after positive results in the sector.
UK house prices fell for the first time in four months in February, according to Halifax. The average price fell 0.3 per cent from �192,954 in January to �192,372 last month.
Residents across 17 of the UK's most rural areas with the highest fuel prices are to benefit from a 5 pence per litre fuel price cut from 31 May, with retailers able to register for the scheme from 1 April, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has ...
Interest rates were cut to an all-time low when Sir Mervyn King was Bank of England governor. Photograph: Chris Radcliffe/PA Wire/PA Photos.