31 October 2014 Last updated at 14:48

Banks may be forced to boost reservesThe Bank of England in Threadneedle Street

British banks may have to hold more funds to guard against the risk of a future economic downturn


Moscow forex signRussia raises interest rates to 9.5%

Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.

trenches Government to 'retire' some WW1 debt

The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' £218m of the UK's £2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds originally issued by Winston Churchill.

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