The Co-operative Bank has made an audacious approach about a merger with TSB in a move that could trigger a fresh wave of consolidation among Britain’s mid-sized lenders.
Retail sales volumes took a surprise dip last month to achieve their longest losing streak on record, according to official figures released as a measure of consumer confidence showed a slump to levels last seen in February.
More than 100 Conservative MPs have made a fresh plea to Chancellor Rishi Sunak to do more to support pubs and clubs at next week's budget.
Green bonds offering savers the chance to back the government's environmental projects are going on sale - but experts think the "paltry" returns on offer will see demand wilt.
Zapp, one of the new breed of rapid grocery delivery apps engaged in a battle for share of British shoppers’ wallets, is opening talks about a new round of funding less than seven months after tapping investors for nearly $100m (£72.5m).
Figures out this morning show retail sales fell again in September. It's all likely to heighten concerns that the UK's economic recovery is slowing down. Ian speaks to Erin Brookes who leads A&M's European retail practice. The founder of digital healthcare company, Babylon, talks to Ian about trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Plus, KPMG enlists an AI software company to financial fraud and money laundering.
Inflation could top 5% in the months ahead, the Bank of England's new chief economist has warned.
Squid Game Halloween costumes have prompted a boom for the South Korean garment industry.
One of the most hotly debated topics at the COP26 climate conference will be climate finance - essentially, how we distribute the costs of climate change.
Britain is to phase out a tax on revenues made by the likes of Facebook, Google and Amazon - which was expected to have raised billions - after global reforms were agreed.