LONDON British households are the most upbeat about their finances since early 2015, buoyed by near-record employment, but the approach of Brexit and concerns about inflation are making them worry more about the future, a survey showed on Monday.
LONDON Growth in British services companies slowed in July by more than expected, raising further questions about the Bank of England's decision to raise interest rates before Brexit, a survey showed on Friday.
LONDON Customers of Royal Bank of Scotland's NatWest brand complained on Twitter on Thursday that they were unable to make debit card payments, with their cards being repeatedly declined.
LONDON The Bank of England pushed interest rates above their financial crisis lows on Thursday, but signalled it was in no hurry to raise them further as Britain heads for Brexit next year with no clear plan for leaving the European Union. | Video
LONDON Britain's markets watchdog proposed new rules on Wednesday to stop banks and other firms from offering misleading currency exchange rates to people sending money abroad electronically.
LONDON Britain's Financial Conduct Authority said on Wednesday it would keep a closer eye on firms selling high-risk and speculative investments to retail clients following recent actions by its European peer to supervise sales of contracts for difference (CFDs).
LONDON British shop prices fell in July at their slowest pace since the end of 2017 and food inflation picked up speed, according to data on Wednesday that will be little relief for households still feeling the pinch on their spending power.
LONDON British house prices gained a bit of momentum in July after rising at their slowest annual rate in five years in June, mortgage lender Nationwide said on Wednesday.
LONDON The Bank of England should raise interest rates this week but also tell the public it will be ready to make a U-turn if Brexit talks sour or trade tensions with the United States escalate, a leading economic think tank said on Wednesday.
LONDON A group of MPs on Monday wrote to the financial watchdog and the board of Lloyds Banking Group accusing the bank of "victim blaming" and "unfairness" in its redress scheme for victims of a fraud at its HBOS Reading division.
LONDON British house prices rose less than expected in May, figures from mortgage lender Nationwide showed on Thursday, adding to evidence of a slowing property market since the 2016 Brexit vote.
LONDON Investors have sharply increased their use of hedging strategies, signalling concerns that the intensifying trade battle between the United States and China might hit economies from Germany to South Korea.
LONDON European fund managers raised their U.S. equity holdings to the highest level in at least five years in July, but they slashed their emerging-market stocks exposure, worried about the impact of a full-blown trade war.