The Co-operative Bank suffered its third consecutive year of heavy losses, as the negative publicity around the once mutually-owned lender caused it to lose almost 60,000 of its 1.4m current accounts last year.
House prices are increasing less than half as fast as they were last summer, Nationwide Building Society has reported. At �189,454 on average in March, UK property values are 5.1% higher than a year ago.
The Bank of England expects its next move in interest rates to be an increase not a cut despite record low inflation, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has said, underscoring his difference of view with the Bank's chief economist.
Martin Wheatley, the FCA chief executive, has warned people to be vigilant about fraudulent activity as the pension flexibilities approach.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's main equity index fell for a fourth day on Friday, pulled down by commodity stocks as iron ore plunged while a rise in the U.S.