The biggest chunk - �400m - is because its traders may have rigged the �3trillion-a-day foreign exchange market. Barclays set aside �500m for the same reason 24 hours earlier.
Japan's stimulus plans rippled across global markets, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a record, sending the dollar near a seven-year high against the Japanese yen and pulling U.S.
WPP's founder Sir Martin Sorrell warned yesterday that the Ebola epidemic, the rise of Isis and unrest in Hong Kong are �grinding down� confidence among major advertisers.
The United Kingdom's net contribution to the European Union increased by a third last year, to �11.3bn, according to new figures.
THE owner of British Airways stepped up the pressure on its European rivals yesterday by forecasting it will make bigger-than-expected profits this year.