The bank agrees to pay $100m in the US after an investigation into alleged illegal transactions with Iran, Sudan, Burma and Cuba. 6:56pm UK, Wednesday 11 December 2013.
HOUSEHOLD spending in Scotland remained higher on transport than on housing fuel and power, newly released figures have showed. Expenditure on transport remained the highest for Scots despite housing costs overtaking transport in the UK as a whole.
LONDON (Reuters) - Newly-privatised Royal Mail Group (RMG.L) will join Britain's top share index following a strong share price performance since its stock market debut, FTSE confirmed on Wednesday, two months to the day after its listing.
MARTIN Weale, a top policy maker at the Bank of England, has broken ranks and claimed that Mark Carney's flagship forward guidance strategy is not having the big economic impact the Governor planned.
The moment has come to take Bitcoin seriously. This month has seen notes on the online currency from mainstream foreign exchange analysts at Wall Street banks Citi and BofA Merrill Lynch.