The bank, which was spun off as a separate business by Lloyds Banking Group in June, said nearly one in 10 new bank account customers in the UK were choosing TSB.
China has said its property prices fell 1.3% in September, marking the first year-on-year fall in the sector. The government measures property prices across its 70 biggest cities.
Export orders from Britain's factories have fallen to their lowest level since the start of last year, straining under the weight of a struggling eurozone economy and a stronger pound.
Pearson, the world's largest education company and owner of the Financial Times, has stuck to to its profit forecast for 2014 despite restructuring costs and headwinds from the strength of sterling for much of the year.
Property values in Cambridge have rebounded more strongly than any other major city in Britain according to property analyst Hometrack.