Chancellor George Osborne is set to rule out a sale of Lloyds Banking Group shares to retail investors before next year's general election, according to reports.
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The Chancellor is set to announce plans to clamp down on traders who manipulate markets, while establishing a review of how these markets operate.
Given the nature of the financial crisis and the depth of the accompanying recession, the recovery process was always going to be a hard grind.
Investors will find little value in Lloyds Banking Group shares due to "limited" growth prospects, a UK equities manager has said.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been grilled by MPs over its decision to approve the appointment of Paul Flowers to chair the Co-operative bank back in 2010.
Asset managers and wealth management firms have expressed support for the government's plans to scrutinise partnerships and LLPs in a clampdown on tax avoidance.
Ratings agency Moody's has said it expects US politicians to reach an agreement on the country's debt ceiling, with a default "extremely unlikely".
The US Federal Reserve surprised investors and sent shares soaring after it unexpectedly opted to hold back on any tapering of its stimulus last night.
A group of MPs will next year evaluate the impact of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) - with a particular focus on the ban on commission - in what represents the first independent, external probe into the RDR's influence.
The US is on course to hit its debt ceiling by mid-October unless the government intervenes, according to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.
The FTSE has tumbled as much as 2% as US ten-year yields touch two-year highs in expectation of an imminent slowdown of the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing programme.
The Treasury is to launch an advertising campaign promoting the Equitable Life compensation scheme after a damning report said its performance had been "unacceptably poor".
Banks, housebuilders and agents are expected to benefit from the government's lending schemes.
A ‘mansion tax' on all homes worth more than £2m would cost the owners as much as £36,000 a year on average, according to Whitehall analysis.
Leading strategic bond fund managers have cut their aggressive shorts on US treasuries, on the expectation the Federal Reserve may postpone plans to scale down QE if growth and inflation continue to undershoot.
The government has announced new ISA rules that will make it easier for people to invest directly into small businesses.
Over the past month losses have racked up across bond sectors after comments from the Federal Reserve signalling the end of quantitative easing spooked global markets.
The Bank of England's Andrew Haldane has said a possible sharp rise in bond yields represents the biggest risk for financial markets at present.
Leading bond managers have said the US Federal Reserve could start winding down its QE programme as soon as this summer, with treasury yields jumping as a result.