People with accounts in two troubled Italian banks will have their savings guaranteed despite insolvency proceedings, the prime minister has said.
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Nearly a third of people aiming to take their second step on the property ladder are still relying on help from the "bank of mum and dad" or other loved ones, research has found.
US stock indexes nudged higher on Friday after energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week.
Tesco said it will hand around a quarter of a million staff a 10.5% pay rise, marking its biggest investment in store pay for 10 years.
The London market was rooted in the red on Friday as the blue-chip stocks continued to suffer in response to the weak oil price.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has closed an investigation into the Bank of England, saying there was "no evidence" it broke the law when holding liquidity auctions during the financial crisis.
Ireland has returned Allied Irish Banks (AIB) to the stock market in a landmark moment that underscores the lender's recovery since it was saved from collapse during the financial crisis.
Economic activity in the eurozone touched a six-year high in the second quarter despite suffering a setback in June.
Toshiba has been demoted from the top tier of the Tokyo Stock Exchange as the firm warned that last year's losses will be bigger than expected.
Jeremy Corbyn has suggested that Labour's £10 an hour living wage pledge would also apply to 16-year-old workers, signalling a major rise on the current rates.
New rules designed to clamp down on the funds used to finance organised crime and terrorism will be rolled out on Monday.
Dixons Carphone is expected to show signs of wear from the squeeze on consumer spending, despite boosting profits, when it announces full-year results on Wednesday.
A service enabling people to apply for a mortgage via video link is being rolled out by Santander.
The competition watchdog is to take enforcement action against online gambling companies suspected of breaking consumer law.
The European Central Bank has put forward proposals that would enhance its oversight over euro clearing, adding to fears that London is set to lose its grip on the multibillion pound market following Brexit.
House prices across the UK's major cities have recorded their strongest quarterly growth for three years, according to property analysts Hometrack.
The United States has announced the immediate suspension of all imports of beef products from Brazil because of safety concerns.
The average car insurance premium has surged by £90 over the last year, according to analysis.
Britain's Brexit negotiating position is unclear after a general election which dealt a heavy blow to Theresa May's authority and in which the Tories lost their parliamentary majority, the president of the European Parliament said.
The Government's deal for a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point has locked consumers into a "risky and expensive project" with uncertain benefits, the National Audit Office (NAO) warned.
US stock indexes have held steady after the price of oil halted its slide, at least for now.
A departing rate-setter at the Bank of England has taken a final swipe at dovish Governor Mark Carney, saying record-low interest rates are no longer justified.
Workers in three rail firms are to stage a series of fresh strikes in bitter disputes over staffing and driver-only trains, threatening fresh disruption for hundreds of thousands of passengers.
Manufacturers are enjoying their strongest pipeline of orders for nearly 30 years as the weak pound helps boost demand for "Made in Britain" goods, according to a survey.
Banks and building societies have revised down buy-to-let lending forecasts for 2017 and 2018 following a "weak start" to borrowing by the sector in the early months of this year.
Model toymaker Hornby has said that a takeover bid launched by Phoenix Asset Management "significantly undervalues" the company.
McDonald's has launched its long-awaited home delivery trial in the UK after teaming up with Uber's takeaway service across parts of London, Nottingham and Leeds.
Japanese investment bank Daiwa has confirmed that it has settled on Frankfurt as the location for its new EU subsidiary in a move that is likely to see a number of London staff relocated to Germany.
London's premier index ended the day in the red, as commodity stocks failed to recover losses despite a oil price bounce-back.
Chinese internet giant JD.com has splashed out 397 million US dollars (£314 million) on a stake in London-based online fashion retailer Farfetch.
Low-cost European airline Wizz Air has hailed a "major investment in the UK" as it shrugged off Brexit uncertainties to open its first British base at Luton airport .
The group behind strike-hit Southern Railway has warned over fresh disruption for long-suffering passengers ahead of next week's planned union action.