Labour has seized on the IFS figures as evidence that Britain was trapped in a 'cost of living crisis'. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images.
LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar was poised to end January with its longest run of gains since it was floated in 1971 while European shares were set for their best monthly performance in three years, despite sagging slightly on Friday.
Mortgage approvals have risen for the first time in six months on the back of cheap deals and changes to the unpopular stamp duty system.
Qatar's European asset shopping spree isn't showing any signs of slowing down. State-owned Qatar Airways has bought a 9.99% stake in International Airlines Group (IAB), the holding company formed in 2011 through the merger of British Airways and Iberia ...
The Financial Conduct Authority wants to draw a line in the sand over payment protection insurance despite complaints from banking customers still pouring at a rate of 4,000 a week.