UP TO 5000 people are still complaining each week to the financial ombudsman about payment protection insurance, new figures show.
ZURICH - Credit Suisse Group said on Tuesday it would exit commodities trading and cut expenses at its foreign exchange and rates businesses, as a $2.6bn fine to settle a US tax investigation pushed the Swiss bank to its biggest quarterly loss since 2008.
WASHINGTON�A senior senator criticized a prominent hedge fund's use of bank loans to buy stocks, asking U.S. regulators to investigate if financial firms are skirting legal limits on such borrowing.
A pedestrian is reflected on an electronic board showing the graph of the recent fluctuations of Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo.
SCOTTISH manufacturers have enjoyed strong rises in total new orders and output volumes in the last three months, and increased their workforces significantly, according to a closely-watched survey.