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."
Managers believe sensible business plans will support housebuilders and offer greater scope to grow profits than government's stimulus package.
Campanale says government global warming targets are making coal a risky investment.
A misunderstanding meant Italy's new technocrat government appointed the wrong man to a ministry position, according to reports.
The government's recent consultation into VCTs and EISs has closed and we are about to learn of HMRC's proposed changes to the rules when they are announced around the time of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement on 29 November.
State-owned Royal Bank of Scotland is to payout around £500m in bonuses to its traders and investment bankers, despite a collapse in profits.
Unemployment in the UK increased by 114,000 for the three months to August to 2.57m people - the highest number since 1994, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Top managers talk to Kate Hollis, director, fund research at S&P Fund Services, about their outlook for the asset class.
The UK has spent the last few days discussing how to pay for retirement and old age.
The programme of US bond purchases, affectionately known as QE2, has only just ended, yet there are already calls in America for a new initiative (presumably to be known as QE3) to be introduced. QE is dead, long live QE!
At any point in time, the engine of economic growth depends on the strength of the four cylinders on which it is driven; the household sector, the banking sector, the government and the non-financial corporate sector.
If bankruptcy is the inability to raise all the money in tax or borrow the money you need to sustain your expenditures from commercial banks and bondholders, then Greece, effectively, went bankrupt last spring.
Various economists and critics of the government are demanding a Plan B. Just one year into a five-year plan of deficit reduction and growth they are worrying the growth rate is slowing.
Threadneedle's Simon Brazier said UK equities are set to rise 17% in 2011 as favourable policies from government and reasonable valuations leave plenty of upside for shares.
One of the neglected figures from the UK government's last Budget book is the figure for total borrowing between 2010 and 2015.
Business secretary Vince Cable has warned politicians have not done enough to emphasise the scale of problems facing the UK economy or prepare consumers for the impact of spending cuts.
COALITION ONE YEAR ON
I did not know whether to laugh or let out a sigh of relief when David Cameron let it be known he did not want Gordon Brown taking over at the World Bank.