Sterling came under pressure on the foreign exchange market on Monday after a senior Bank of England official warned that a further rise in the pound would hinder efforts to boost exports and rebalance the economy.
LONDON (Reuters) - British pension providers will do more to ensure customers get the best deal when they retire by providing advice and helping them shop around for annuities, the insurance industry's trade body pledged on Monday.
Foreign currency specialist Travelex today became the latest High Street giant to reveal it is considering a stock market flotation.
Labour is planning a �6bn tax raid on bankers and prime property owners to raise funds for new job creation schemes and other pledges.
�Rarely have we been so concerned going into a set of final results as we are with this edition,� Clive Black, analyst at Shore Capital, said on Monday.