Mortgage approvals back on the rise
The number of people taking out mortgages is back on the rise, according to figures from the Bank of England.
New chairman for troubled Morrisons
Morrisons, Britain's fourth largest supermarket chain, announces the appointment of former Tesco finance director Andrew Higginson as its next chairman.
Bankers should 'swear ethics oath'
An oath for bankers should be introduced to raise accountability and standards in banking, says a think tank.
BP warns of Russia sanctions risk
Oil giant BP reports a rise in second quarter profits to $3.2bn (£1.9bn), but warns that further economic sanctions against Russia could affect its business.
London Market Report
Car and plane parts maker GKN and clothing retailer Next are the biggest risers in early London trading.