By William Schomberg. CARDIFF | Fri May 24, 2013 5:55am EDT. CARDIFF (Reuters) - A Bank of England policymaker said on Friday he favored small additional amounts of bond purchases over time, but not a hard-to-manage commitment to longer-term ...
Weeks of cold weather had left national gas supplies at critically low levels in March, and prices spiked to a seven-year high after a faulty pump at one of Britain's main pipelines forced it to close.
By Matt Scuffham. LONDON | Fri May 24, 2013 11:40am BST. LONDON (Reuters) - The Co-operative Bank has stopped offering loans to new business customers, part of measures designed to quell growing concerns over its capital position.
By Toni Vorobyova. LONDON | Fri May 24, 2013 9:03am BST. LONDON (Reuters) - The FTSE 100 steadied on Friday after their steepest fall in a year in the previous session, with central bankers offering some reassurance that stimulus will stay for a while yet.
The British Bankers' Association (BBA) said approvals rose 0.9pc on an annual basis in April to 32,153, the highest seen since January.