LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) said it had set aside 400 million pounds to cover potential fines for manipulating currency markets and another 100 million to compensate customers mis-sold loan insurance.
LONDON - Britain's government published proposals to give the Bank of England new legal powers to control residential mortgage lending on Thursday, but said it wanted more evidence before deciding on a BoE request to regulate lending to landlords.
Consumer confidence in the UK declined for a second straight month in October as Britons still remain pessimistic about the economy.
SuperGroup, the company behind the logo-laden Superdry brand, warned it would miss its full-year profits by as much as 17 per cent due to unseasonably warm weather in the last two months.
Steps to repay the UK's �2 billion in outstanding First World War debt have been unveiled with plans to redeem bonds dating back to the 18th century.