High-street bank Santander has sent up to 35,000 account statements to the wrong addresses.
Mortgage approvals for house purchases sank to a 20-month low in November, according to the British Bankers' Association.
Henderson Global Investors looks set to buy troubled fund manager Gartmore.
The UK economy was dealt a blow after third-quarter GDP figures were unexpectedly downgraded.
Business secretary Vince Cable was clinging onto his Cabinet job today, after being stripped of his responsibility for Ofcom and media business after 'declaring war' on Rupert Murdoch.
Royal Bank of Canada has completed the acquisition of structured product and bond fund provider BlueBay Asset Management.
Ten ETFs have been launched by Deutsche Bank, giving access to a range of MSCI world sectors.
There are several new top paying fixed-rate savings accounts on the market.
Firstsave has launched a one-year fixed-rate bond at 3.25 per cent before tax (2.6 per cent after tax), available over the internet.
Funds launching next year will have to use a standard measure to illustrate their volatility, to help investors compare the riskiness of different funds.
Shares in embattled fund manager Gartmore were on the back foot on Friday, after confirming it will be taken over by rival Henderson.
A single housing index should be introduced in the UK to provide clear and authoritative statistics, ending the confusion between the existing five indices.
Junior mining group Noricum Gold (NMG) joined the bright lights of the Alternative Investment Market on Friday morning, after raising £2.12 million through a share placing.