Markets braced for more tricks and treats ahead of 12 December election
Sights set on stocks with international focus
Pound hit by Parliament shutdown plans
Prime Minister Boris Johnson must "raise his game from sloganeering"
Asset managers not doing enough to curtail excessive pay
Follows last night's vote
Sterling continues to plummet
EU27 signs off Brexit deal
Volatility expected for 'some months'
Has held role since 2010
PM May's success in sticking to timetable
Shadow cabinet members revealed
HSBC's senior executives have apologised to a committee of MPs for the failings in its Swiss private banking arm which meant clients avoided paying millions in tax.
It is 'possible' the coalition government could break up before the next general election in 2015, according to Vince Cable.
Members of parliament are set to receive a pay rise of more than £6,000 from 2015, though other allowances will be scaled back, the MPs expenses watchdog is set to recommend on Thursday.
The long-awaited Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards report has criticised the government's handling of part-nationalised UK banks and recommended criminal sanctions for senior executives who behave "recklessly".
Senior backbench MPs are being lobbied to set up a powerful US-style committee that would scrutinise the public finances as a whole and try to head off major fiscal disasters.
The UK economy may never recover the £66bn spent on rescuing Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Lloyds, a new report has warned.
Former government minister Lord Peter Mandelson has taken on a senior advisory role at US investment bank Lazard.
Schroders' top managers and economists discussed their predictions for the outcome of the general election last week, and were largely in agreement that Britain is facing a hung parliament.
Leading Conservative MP Sir John Butterfill has given his party's backing to the personal accounts delivery authority.