The UK housing market has made a good start for 2013 with asking prices surging to new highs.
Public Accounts Committee says government economists unsure of effect of QE and FLS schemes on economy.
Bank of England's Funding for Lending Scheme has enabled banks to provide more mortgages.
UK regulator slaps UBS with a fine for a fund that exposed nearly 2,000 investors to financial instruments that led to the credit crisis
But RICS says worst may be over for British property market and points to improved outlook.
More policies like The Funding for Lending Scheme could provide a genuine boost to Britain, says Shane Croucher.
Former RBS director embroiled in row with Associated Newspapers over top London nightclub The Penthouse.
January house prices improve 0.5 percent after flat reading in December
Funding for Lending Scheme starts to show results in mortgage market in December.
The UK housing market is expected to pick up in 2013 despite slow start, says Hometrack survey.
Shane Croucher takes apart a popular letter to the prime minister working its way around social media.
Crest Nicholson is planning an IPO in order to take advantage of a "gradual recovery" in the UK housing market.
Bank of England's Trends in Lending report blames lack of demand, not credit availability, for fall in three months to November.
Property prices are expected to match peak levels of 2007 by 2014, says Rightmove.
The total amount of late or unpaid rent in England and Wales rises to £326m in December from £241m in November.
Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland and AIG among victims of Achilleas Kallakis and Alex Williams.
Sir Mervyn King tells MPs Goldman Sachs' delay of bonus payments until after tax drop "clumsy and lacking in care".
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors forecasts pick-up in prices.
Draft policy for FPC outlines focus on capital requirement powers to stop credit bubble.
Britain can never - and will never - default on its sterling debt and therefore deserves to keep its AAA rating.
Singapore increases stamp duty of residential purchases by foreigners to 15 percent from previous 10 percent.
Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards panel will probe Andrea Orcel and others, on UBS' standards and risk management controls
Agreement will dent the bank's fourth quarter earnings by $2.5bn
Halifax index reports -0.3 percent fall in UK house prices across 2012 despite double-dip recession.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision broadens guidelines on "liquidity coverage ratio" for full Basel-III compliance.
Parents are now paying for their grandchildren by providing money for fertility treatment.
High street banks increase consumer credit and approve more new home loans as Funding for Lending scheme gains traction.
Nationwide House Price Index reports 1 percent fall in price of typical UK home across 2012.
According to Halifax Housing Market Confidence tracker, sentiments remain strongest since April 2011.
Falling house prices and increased availability of finance drive 12 per cent annual rise in first-time buyers.