The accountancy regulator is facing renewed pressure to open an investigation into the auditors of HBOS in the runup to its near-collapse in 2008.
Royal Bank of Scotland has become embroiled in another scandal after admitting that it was wrong to deny sitting on almost quarter of a million pounds of customer money.
Stock market investors are bracing for panic selling in New York and London before what is expected to be the first rate rise by the US Federal Reserve since 2006.
Wall Street watchers are calling it the most seminal moment for the global economy since the collapse of Lehman Brothers unleashed a savage financial and economic crisis in 2008.
The more one sees of George Osborne – and this is not a chancellor who keeps himself to himself – the more he appears to be a practitioner of the false economy.
The CNBC All-America Economic Survey found 34 percent of respondents "very worried" about a major terror attack in the United States.
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Caterpillar on Friday said Ed Rapp, a 36-plus-year veteran of the company and group president with responsibility for Resource Industries, is retiring as he battles with Lou Gehrig's disease.
Ford is to invest $4.5bn (£3bn) in electric vehicles over the next five years as part of a push by global carmakers to overhaul their product range.
Bitfinex has said it is considering sharing losses among all its users after around $70 million worth of bitcoin was stolen earlier in the week.
The US economy added a robust 255,000 jobs in July, the Department of Labor announced on Friday, shaking off economic headwinds that had been expected to make the jobs market stumble.The unemployment rate remained steady at 4.9%.
Royal Bank of Scotland has acceded to the Bank of England’s call to pass on the interest rate cut to borrowers.