Water bills will rise by 4.6% next year, water regulator Ofwat has announced.
5-year bond from Skipton Building Society easily tops fixed-term cash Isa tables.
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The ECJ has outlawed the use of gender in underwriting, which is likely to lead to a fall in annuity rates for men and increased costs for all.
Mortgage lending increased by £1.8bn in January, the highest amount since February last year, the Bank of England has reported.
The price of gold has hit a record high on concerns about unrest in the Middle East and contagion risk from Libya, while oil has topped the $116 a barrel mark.
The Treasury says people exceeding the annual allowance (AA) on pension savings must meet their tax charges as soon as they arise.
The government is proposing to make it illegal to discriminate against older people, which would ban insurers using age to judge risk unless they have "solid evidence" it would make a difference.
National Lottery operator Camelot is refused permission to allow consumers to use its terminals to pay bills or top up mobile phones.
Oil prices move closer to their recent highs as the conflict intensifies in an oil-producing area in Libya.
UK service sector growth slowed by more than expected in February, a survey indicates, reducing prospects of an early rate rise.
The cost of renting a home rose at a rapid rate in the three months to January, a poll of surveyors has found.
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Global food prices have hit record highs, and could rise even further, the United Nations' food agency warns.
UK house prices fell by 0.9% in February compared with the previous month, cancelling out a rise in January, the Halifax says.
Mervyn King is confident the Bank of England will hit its 2% inflation target, although the timescale in uncertain and he warned the crisis in the Middle East could throw the plan off track.
Workplace pensions and drawdown contracts may escape the European Court of Justice ban on gender based pricing, according to Skandia.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has signalled a rate rise for the euro as early as next month.
George Osborne is expected to use this month's budget to announce a crackdown on a ballooning internet VAT dodge on the sale of CDs, DVDs, memory cards, vitamin pills and contact lenses, involving some of the biggest names in British retailing.
Pensions Policy Institute, which is rarely critical of government policy, says proposal to set joint retirement age at 66 by 2020 gives women 'insufficient notice'.
Prospect of pump price protest leads Cameron to show concern for motorists, while Treasury considers stabiliser scheme.
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