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 issued in 1917. It is the first payment of its kind for 67 years.
RBS reserves £400m for currency probe
Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.
BA owner upgrades profit forecast
The parent company of British Airways, IAG, upgrades its profit forecast after it reports a 30% rise in third quarter profits.
Nikkei leads Asia up after BOJ move
Japan led Asian shares higher after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) surprised markets by announcing more stimulus measures to boost the economy.
ANZ bank announces record profit
One of Australia's biggest lenders, ANZ, announces a record full-year net profit of A$7.3bn ($6.4bn, £4bn), up 15% from a year earlier.