HSBC will be left with 625 branches by the end of the year - more than halving its high street presence since June 2011, when it had 1,301 branches.
But what does this mean for the pound and other financial markets in the long run? Here's a look at how strategists, economists and other experts are responding.
Britain's national debt is rapidly rising toward �2trillion because clearing the deficit has been pushed into the next decade.
British Gas will pay �9.5m back to its business customers after bungling the billing and complaints of tens of thousands of companies during an IT upgrade.
LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - British low-cost airline easyJet said the weaker pound would hit profit more than expected this year, sending its shares lower on Tuesday as it battles to cope with the price war raging in Europe's short-haul travel market ...