Ben Bernanke said the US Federal Reserve could start slowing the pace of its asset purchases �in the next few meetings�, but only if the labour market showed sustained improvement.
Billionaire Google boss Eric Schmidt today managed to avoid hearing Labour leader Ed Miliband attack the 'extraordinary lengths' the firm goes to in order to avoid paying tax in Britain.
The timing of Easter and the freezing weather seen at the start of the month caused retail sales to fall by 2.2 per cent on an annual basis.
Nationwide has increased its share of the British mortgage market to a record level, helped by government-funded programmes to support housebuyers, such as the Bank of England's Funding for Lending Scheme.
For the last seven months, a battle has raged over how much capital Britain's largest banks need to hold. The first shot was fired in November by the Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee (FPC), which asked Britain's then banking regulator, the ...