The Co-operative Bank has closed its doors to new corporate customers as it tries to repair its balance sheet after its bonds were downgraded to �junk� status.
Fears over the UK's continuing energy security were fuelled today after a report claimed Britain came dangerously close in March to its gas supply running out and its lights being switched off.
The UK's blue chips could not stop the rot on Friday as the Footsie kept tumbling ahead of a three-day break from trading in London.
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U.S. factory sector appears to be slowing slightly, according to an early reading of May activity released Thursday. The flash purchasing managers' index compiled by data provider Markit fell to 51.9 in May from a final April reading of 52.1.