At its meeting on 6 October, the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted by a majority of 8-1 to maintain bank rate at 0.5 per cent.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) has denied subsidy cuts were responsible for the collapse of two solar panel installers in as many days, blaming the company failures on “commercial decisions”.
Bill Gross, the so-called “Bond King”, is suing Pacific Investment Management Co, claiming he was forced out of the asset manager he founded and built into one of the largest in the world.
The boss of the International Monetary Fund has urged global policymakers to build stronger buffers against volatile financial markets in a “rapidly changing and uncertain world”.
It is crunch time for European banks. Over the next few weeks the new chief executives at three of the region's biggest lenders will present their debut strategies.