Britain's biggest lenders are shutting hundreds of branches and culling thousands of staff in a push to cut costs and move towards a digitally focused model that is irrevocably changing high street banking.
LONDON (Reuters) - The FTSE 100 fell in morning trading on Friday, with airlines and hotel stocks hit by news that a New York City doctor had tested positive for the Ebola virus.
Tesco's tumbling share price has placed it firmly in the basket marked stock market sale, raising interest among contrarian and value investors.
LONDON (Reuters) - New British bank TSB (TSB.L) said it was picking up nearly one in ten of all new current accounts being opened in the UK, swelling its deposit base as competition intensifies for the country's biggest lenders.
The Handforth-based company, which listed on the stock market in March, said like-for-like sales for the 28 weeks to October 9 were up 4.2 per cent.