Bitcoin lost 30% of its value last week, ending at $8,291.87, less than half its $19,000 value reached in November.
Lloyds Banking Group and Yorkshire Building Society to close a combined 62 branches, axing around 300 jobs.
Pre-tax profits for the three months to September rose to £1.95bn from £811m in the same period a year earlier.
The shareholders claim the bank failed to tell them HBOS was effectively bust before the transaction was completed.
Britain's largest retail bank forced to set aside further £1.1bn to deal with PPI complaints.
From November customers exceeding their overdraft limits will face no fees at all.
The European Central Bank closes the door to further interest rate cuts.
Banking sentiment lifts after the European Central Bank helps rescue Spain's Banco Popular.
The FTSE 100 and the FTSE 250 both end the week setting mid-session records.
Shares in Just Eat gain ground despite competition probe over its latest takeover.
Government makes £900m from Lloyds rescue as the banking group passes back fully into private ownership.
Curtain falls on bailout after eight years as government recoups £20.3bn bailout funds.
A weaker pound also attracted traders to the international nature of firms on the index.
Banks have been rebuilding their balance sheets and returning to form – once again piquing equity investors' interest.
Shares in Lloyds Banking Group buck trend after doubling profits in the first three months of the year.
The FTSE 100 Premier Inn and Costa coffee chain group warns of 'tougher' trading this year.
Traders caught between US Fed and European Central Bank's differing signals on performance of their economies.
High street lender to board-up counters and create 'micro-branches'
Bank of America Merrill Lynch poll finds that shares may be at their most overvalued in 17 years.
Government now £800m short of recouping the whole £20bn it injected in the bank to bail out in 2008.
The dismissal came on 10 March from US district judge George Daniels in Manhattan.
Traders exasperated that no new light was shed on the government's Brexit plans.
Britain can no longer be considered best performing large economy last year say official sources.
Lloyds operates a Bank of Scotland branch in the German capital.
Traders pile into bank stocks as Trump is expected to turn his fire on post-financial crisis bank reforms.
While the exact stake acquired by LDC is unknown, the deal is said to have valued Fishawack at £38m.
Law firm Pinsent Masons came in second while banking group JP Morgan stood third.
Strong Christmas sales figures from Morrisons sees top-flight shares surge.
Government brings stake in bailed-out lender below 6%, meaning it has now recouped £18bn.
Traders are unmoved by the US economy adding 156,000 jobs in December.