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UK public borrowing rose more than expected in August, figures released by the government today have revealed.
The government has been told it can sue French banking giant Societe Generale for allegedly mis-selling financial products to Northern Rock that were partly to blame for UK lender's collapse.
Taxpayers lost out on roughly £1bn in the Royal Mail initial public offering due to poorly-priced shares, MPs have said.
A review into how the the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) reach decisions in enforcement cases has been opened by the government, amid concerns over fairness, independence and transparency.
The government could have reaped more value from the Royal Mail sale it if had been less cautious and better controlled access to shares, the National Audit Office has said.
Investors will find little value in Lloyds Banking Group shares due to "limited" growth prospects, a UK equities manager has said.
The government last night sold another 7.8% of Lloyds Banking Group to institutions in its continued effort to return the government-backed bank to shareholders.
The government's Help to Buy scheme has triggered over £1bn of new home loans in the first three months since its inception, the Prime Minister has said.
More workers will have to wait until age 68 for their state pension after the Chancellor confirmed entitlement rules would change quicker.
The government has extended a payment scheme for Equitable Life policy holders to mid-2015 and is due to launch an advertising campaign to encourage more policyholders to come forward.
Soaring demand from retail investors for Royal Mail shares has pushed the estimated opening share value above £4.00.
The second part of the Help to Buy scheme will be available from next week after the government brought forward the launch date by three months.
The new chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Ross McEwan, was facing his first challenge this weekend after leading shareholders in the bank signalled they would not support breaking it up even if the Treasury insists on going ahead.
The UK government is considering divesting £5bn of its stake in Lloyds Banking Group as early as September this year, according to reports.
UK shares are enjoying a positive session despite the latest growth wobble in China, after the country's finance minister revealed the economy is going to undershoot the 2013 growth target of 7.5%.
Chancellor George Osborne has said he will cap the country's welfare budget each year for the next four years from April 2015 - but the state pension will not be included.
Stephen Hester, the outgoing chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), has warned the bank will not become privatised overnight, and a potential sale could be a decade away.
Former top drugs adviser to the government David Nutt has made a controversial claim that the financial crisis was caused by bankers' habitual use of cocaine, the Telegraph reports.
The Financial Services Bill, which will deliver fundamental reform of financial regulation in the UK, has received Royal Assent.
The completion of the current leadership transition in China is key to China and the global economy and should bring relief to the Chinese equity markets.
The government is considering nationalising the 316 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) branches currently up for sale, with a view to creating a new business lender, the Sunday Times reports.
A government-backed report on the UK's financial services industry is expected to call for an end to the requirement for companies to issue quarterly updates.
A former member of the Monetary Policy Committee has claimed Bank of England governor Mervyn King was "unprepared for the crisis" that wrecked the world economy and "controlled the bank with an iron fist."