News and comment

Welcome to your on-line financial newsletter. This service is regularly updated to bring you news of important developments in financial matters.

The news stories on this page have been written and produced by a third party and neither nor its representatives can be held responsible for the accuracy of the content/information contained within these stories.


BBC Business News

  • VIDEO: Morocco's offshore oil dispute
    Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:17:07 GMT
    US oil company Kosmos Energy is to begin drilling off the coast of Western Sahara - a disputed territory claimed by both the Moroccan government and separatists from the indigenous Saharawi people.
  • Banks may be forced to boost reserves
    Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:10:02 GMT
    British banks may have to hold more funds to guard against the risk of a future economic downturn, the Bank of England has proposed.
  • RBS reserves 400m for currency probe
    Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:59:50 GMT
    Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside 400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.

BBC News

  • Warmest UK Halloween on record
    Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:28:19 GMT
    This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C.