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BBA study shows more ‘Silver Surfers’ are using banking technologies

Elderly bank customers in the UK are tapping into the benefits of using Internet banking, a study by BBA has revealed. The association for the British banking and financial services sector released its survey called Way We Bank Now on […]

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European Central Bank

Eurozone expected to be revived by bond-buying plan

  The European Central Bank (ECB) is expected to announce plans to buy government bonds in order to breathe life into the flagging euro zone economy by reducing the


Scottish Widows claims new pension reforms to put pressure on Britons to lend retirement pots to family


Life, pensions and investment company Scottish Widows, a subsidiary

Telecoms Merger

Optimism grows for a buoyant 2015 M&A market

International law firm Allen and Overy published its M&A Index on Friday, which indicates

European Commission

European Central Bank under pressure as Eurozone deflates

Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union has estimated that annual inflation for the Eurozone is down to -0.2%, the Centre for Economics and Business Research ltd (CEBR) reported on

Westminster in the London fog

UK borrowing figures improve as a result of bank fines and rise in tax receipts

Official figures released on Friday by the UK's statistical institute, the Office for National Statistics (ONS), reveals that public sector net borrowing stood at GBP14.1bn in November this year, a better

Bank of England

Bank of England declares results of first concurrent stress testing exercise of UK banking system

Eight major UK banks and building societies have participated in the first concurrent stress testing exercise of the UK banking system, the results of which Britain's central

The City of London

Newly created Local Capital Finance Company  (LCFC) ready to launch in UK

A UK bonds agency, Local Capital Finance Company (LCFC), has been initiated to save local government more than GBP1bn in borrowing costs for investing in new infrastructure, the

The City of London

FCA identifies future risks in UK annuities market

UK financial regulatory body the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced on Thursday that it has published a market study that analyses the annuities market.

Banking Software

BBA chooses as preferred partner to provide secure online audit confirmations

A new online service designed to make auditing safer, faster and more secure has been unveiled by a UK association for the banking sector,

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