HSBC will be left with 625 branches by the end of the year - more than halving its high street presence since June 2011, when it had 1,301 branches.
But what does this mean for the pound and other financial markets in the long run? Here's a look at how strategists, economists and other experts are responding.
Britain's national debt is rapidly rising toward �2trillion because clearing the deficit has been pushed into the next decade.
LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - British low-cost airline easyJet said the weaker pound would hit profit more than expected this year, sending its shares lower on Tuesday as it battles to cope with the price war raging in Europe's short-haul travel market ...
(PZC) to overhaul its product range as consumers there deal with spiralling living costs. The naira currency fell 40 per cent against the dollar last June to 280 to the dollar but has since fallen further to roughly 305.