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Gold climbed to a record high in London and New York, stimulated by Japan's decision to cut its key interest rate and escalate its asset purchase programme.
The legendary investor has warned on the dangers of chasing the bond rally and launched a fresh attack on the casino culture on Wall Street.
The International Monetary Fund says the global financial system remains the weak link in the economic recovery.
Majority of accounts no longer receiving interest payments, making the fixed-bond market more attractive for savers.
International Monetary Fund researchers say the house price correction could last eight years in total.
The UK housing market suffers biggest monthly drop since records began, according to Halifax.
The Bank of England holds UK interest rates at 0.5% and does not expand the quantitative easing programme.
Fund managers are piling into emerging economies, driving their currencies and markets to post-crisis peaks. But how long can the party last?
Consumer groups say Ofgem's cost to households of upgrading the UK's energy network – £6 a year – is the 'tip of the iceberg' Householders face a massive price hike.
Pension funds overcharging
Fees accounting for large sums, BBC Panorama finds.
Britain’s banks may need a fresh state bailout as their borrowing needs will more than double to £25 billion a month next year, the New Economics Foundation has warned.
Thousands of people in the UK face uncertainty over travel money after a currency exchange firm goes into administration.