The Co-operative Bank suffered its third consecutive year of heavy losses, as the negative publicity around the once mutually-owned lender caused it to lose almost 60,000 of its 1.4m current accounts last year.
LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England is mindful of the strength of sterling but does not try to finesse the exchange rate, Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said on Friday.
London property prices have risen at a slower rate since the start of the year, with the latest data from Nationwide showing average quarterly house price increase of 1 per cent in the capital.
Martin Wheatley, the FCA chief executive, has warned people to be vigilant about fraudulent activity as the pension flexibilities approach.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's main equity index fell for a fourth day on Friday, pulled down by commodity stocks as iron ore plunged while a rise in the U.S.