Britain's banks will be forced to maintain significant financial safety nets under rules announced on Friday that industry leaders say could raise the cost of mortgages and penalise building societies.
LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Britain's top equity index staged a late rally on Thursday to recover from losses earlier in the day, with wealth management group St James's Place outperforming after strong results.
Continuing the big banking reporting theme, State-owned RBS (LON:RBS) third quarter numbers are out on Friday. And all the chatter ahead of the results on Thursday centres on the size of the pot the bank has set aside for potential fines on manipulating ...
Starbucks recently said it plans to open 100 specialty Starbucks stores selling only its small-batch 'reserve' coffees. AFP/Getty Images.
... * Revises down third-qtr net income to $2.84 bln from $3.44 bln. * Says adjustment due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".