The Government is probing Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds to see if the banks are deliberately pricing loans to small and medium-sized business at artificially high levels.
Well Bono on a Tory party video is a bit of a change. You won’t have seen that on TV as the Beeb and Sky won’t show the propaganda but getting Bono to endorse Tory international aid policy is – you have to admit – a bit different!!
Standard & Poor’s Fund Services yesterday said only one manager in the UK Growth sector was able to achieve first quartile performance in both 2008 and 2009.
Aviva’s latest recruit, Julius Lipner, has outlined the investment process he is using on the group’s recently-launched UK Absolute Return fund
Confidence in the Japanese service sector rose to 43.1 in September, according to the monthly Economy Watchers Index, , released by the Cabinet Office today.
The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) has announced it will keep interest rates on hold following its meeting today.
European governments face tough challenges over the next three to five years to resolve imbalances in the region, says Iain Begg, a professorial research fellow at the London School of Economics.
Norwich & Peterborough is making 36 staff redundant from its head office including finance director Richard Wells.
Just Retirement chief executive Mike Fuller has ruled out a move into variable annuities although he says the firm could join other insurers in launching a fixed-term product.
Churchouse Financial Planning has launched an internet-based independent financial advice service for pensions, annuities and ISAs.
Money Marketing revealed this week that the Conservatives are seriously considering developing a flexible lifetime savings vehicle, warning the Government’s recent delay to auto-enrolment “casts a shadow” over personal accounts.
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has voted to hold the base rate at 0.5 per cent for the seventh successive month.