The value of taxpayer-owned banks drops by £1bn – and Osborne outflanks him with £7 minimum wage support
Five things you might not know about Janet Yellen, the woman appointed to run the Federal Reserve
Drop in petrol and diesel costs biggest single cause of CPI inflation fall to 2.2 per cent in October
Marked change in tone from White House and Republicans but still no resolution reached
Nearly 800,000 government workers face unpaid leave as United States is 'plunged into crisis'
'No-one gets something for nothing,' the chancellor will tell Conservative Party conference
Broker agrees to pay American and British regulators over rate rigging, as traders face charges
RICS urge BoE to avert housing bubble but proposals likely to upset first time buyers
Chancellor to tell critics the UK economy is 'turning a corner' but Labour dismisses claims
'Horrendous' Brixton studio is same price as six-bed property in Lancashire or ten houses in Newcastle
Only Greek, Portuguese and Dutch wage-earners have fared worse; Germans have had a 2.7% rise
Hopes for a jump in growth for second quarter as five surveys provide positive outlook
Report says economic legacy of the Games could rise to £41bn – but can we trust the figures?
Despite raising UK's growth forecast, the IMF says Chancellor must do more – but not everyone agrees
A new report claims 33% of Britain is effectively off- limits to poorer families because of high rents
British income gap shrank in 2011-12 but latest Coalition cuts may reverse the trend
Governor's first week at Band of England coincides with flurry of optimistic economic data
Talks between two superpowers go ahead despite European worries about US secret surveillance
Sir Jeremy Heywood says austerity measures must continue as spending cuts 'have not gone far enough'
Leading housebuilder says time limit on scheme must be imposed to reduce threat to housing market