The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) pushed to expand the scope of the payment protection insurance (PPI) mis-selling investigation still further today by ordering UK banks to revisit 2.5 million complaints that may not have been properly handled.
The London housing market seems to be cooling more rapidly than the rest of the country as buyers start to manifest 'price resistance'.
... * Euro zone inflation edges down to 0.3 percent in August. * ECB sources see action only after sharp inflation drop. * Euro zone overnight bank-to-bank Eonia rates turn negative.
The water companies can - and do - raise bills every year, within the controls set by the regulator Ofwat, says the Consumer Council for Water.
Bonus payments rose 4.9% to �40.5bn in the year to April 2014, driven by the private sector, the Office for National Statistics said on Friday.