Sterling's dramatic appreciation at the start of the year has put a damper on hiring and economic growth, a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee has warned.
BRITAIN'S financial watchdog has launched a full investigation into the Tesco accounting scandal that has wiped �4 billion (R73bn) from the troubled supermarket chain's stock market value.
Virgin Money, the UK challenger bank partly owned by entrepreneur Richard Branson, has announced plans to float shares on the London Stock Exchange.
More than half of mortgage holders have no plan in place for how they will cope with interest rate rises, according to research from a Government-backed body.
Songbird Estates has agreed to sell one of its Canary Wharf buildings, 50 Bank Street, for �153.5m to a prominent Hong Kong family, the latest deal in a growing trend of Asian investment in the capital's commercial property market.