George Osborne is calling on the Bank of England to consider the impact on lending to business and households as it toughens the regime to bolster the financial strength of the banking sector.
Crowds in Trafalgar Square, London, in December 1917 during a rally to promote war bonds. Getty Images. By. Jason Douglas and. Jason Douglas.
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.
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc's investment bank lost money in the third quarter, bucking the improving trends at the rest of the UK's largest taxpayer- owned lender.
Wholesale gas prices in the UK today hit a record low for supplies to be delivered in November and December, adding to pressure on energy firms to cut household bills.