LONDON UK banks which have a global footprint and big domestic retail operation might have to set aside a slightly bigger capital buffer against lending risks from 2019, the Bank of England said on Thursday.
Analysis from the Treasury suggests leaving the EU could wipe up to �32,000 off the average pensioner's wealth. 02:51, UK, Friday 27 May 2016.
Asian equities shrugged off a lackluster session in the U.S. amid speculation weakness in Japan's economy will cause a planned sales-tax increase to be delayed.
A gauge of U.K. consumer confidence rose for the first time since January but remained below zero as the upcoming referendum on European Union membership weighed on sentiment.
The future of the planned new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point remains in doubt as key French unions still oppose the project, BBC Newsnight has learned.