RBS has blamed a cyber-attack for the IT failure which left hundreds of customers unable to access their online banking this morning.
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras launched a staunch defence of his embattled former finance minister on Friday, as he spoke for the first time about the secret "Plan B" he ordered from Yanis Varoufakis.
ATHENS Greece's stock market will reopen on Monday after a five-week shutdown caused by capital controls, but local investors will face restrictions aimed at averting capital outflows, a bourse spokeswoman said on Friday.
China's securities regulator is targeting high-frequency traders in its latest attack on price manipulation, amid stock market turbulence that has sparked concerns over the stability of the broader financial system.
Wall Street rose in early afternoon trading on Friday after an historically weak reading of U.S wage growth lent weight to the view that the U.S.