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  • Metro Bank

    Metro Bank - the first new UK high street bank to open in over 100 years – has finally opened for business. Nathalie Bonney reports

  • currency

    We all know getting our holiday money sorted as early as possible is a good idea. But if you find yourself having to do some last-minute currency conversion, be sure to avoid these scams.

  • medals

    With only two years to go until the 2012 Olympics kick off, figures show that house prices in east London have risen sharply since the capital was awarded the Games five years ago. Rebecca Rutt reports.

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    More than £1.1 billion of investors’ money is tied up in funds that consistently rank in the bottom quartile of their sectors, according to our sister magazine, Money Observer's, research. Ruth Emery reports.

  • Lloyds branch

    New customers with Lloyds Banking Group will not be ripped off by the sale of payment protection insurance (PPI) alongside loans, mortgages and credit cards after the high street bank announced it would stop pushing the product.

  • Lloyds branch

    New customers with Lloyds Banking Group will not be ripped off by the sale of payment protection insurance (PPI) alongside loans, mortgages and credit cards after the high street bank announced it would stop pushing the product.

  • bike

    With days to go until Barclays' cycle hire scheme launches in London, Cathy Adams breaks down how much it will cost and warns against returning your bike late.

  • piggy bank

    Coventry Building Society has launched a fixed-rate bond that pays 3.7% before tax, which runs until 31 August 2012 on £1 or more. Sylvia Morris reports.

  • piggy bank

    Coventry Building Society has launched a fixed-rate bond that pays 3.7% before tax, which runs until 31 August 2012 on £1 or more. Sylvia Morris reports.

  • House with % signs

    If your mortgage deal has run out, chances are you're on your lender's standard variable rate, but there are much better deals to be found. Sam Barrett tells you what to look for when reviewing your mortgage.