Articles by Sarah Modlock

Standard Chartered denies claims it is a "rogue institution"

Tuesday, 07 August 2012 | News

Standard Chartered shares took a hit on Tuesday as investors in Hong Kong were spooked, despite the bank denying allegations that it illegally "schemed" with Iran to launder money.

House prices going nowhere in 2012

Thursday, 07 June 2012 | News

House prices are set to remain flat in the UK this year, according to the latest figures from the Halifax.

Budget 2012: Will there be any surprises?

Tuesday, 20 March 2012 | Article

Income tax, inheritance tax and VAT


RBS reports widening losses

Thursday, 23 February 2012 | News

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported widening losses in 2011 caused by Greek debt exposure and payment protection insurance mis-selling costs.

Lloyds take back £2 million of executive bonuses

Monday, 20 February 2012 | News

Lloyds Banking Group is expected to claw back £2 million in bonuses from 10 executives including former chief executive Eric Daniels.

Bank of England injects £50 billion into the economy

Thursday, 09 February 2012 | News

The Bank of England will inject £50 billion in additional quantitative easing (QE) into the economy to continue to shore it up against the risk of another recession.

Chancellor's Autumn Statement: At a glance

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 | News

George Osborne delivered his Autumn Statement on Tuesday, updating the latest growth forecasts and government borrowing figures and declaring that the programme of cuts will continue.

Find bargain shares amid market mayhem

Wednesday, 17 August 2011 | Article

However hesitant some investors might be right now, there are others who are making the most of the one silver lining in the economic storm and

UK economic growth slows in the second quarter

Tuesday, 26 July 2011 | News

The UK's economic growth slowed in the second quarter of the year, with gross domestic product (GDP) rising just 0.2% according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Lloyds to cut 15,000 jobs

Thursday, 30 June 2011 | News

Shares in Lloyds Banking Group were flying high on Thursday as it revealed plans to cut a further 15,000 of its staff in what will be the biggest job cuts in British banking history.