Santander UK has been fined £12.4m by The City regulator, the Financial Conducts Authority (FCA).
Global investment in financial-technology ventures has more than tripled from $928 million in 2008 to $2.97 billion in 2013 and, over the past three years, such investment increased at more than four times the rate of overall venture-capital investment, according to a new report by Accenture.
The creator of the popular mobile game Candy Crush Saga, King, has been valued at $7bn (£4.2bn) after floating on the New York Stock Exchange.
The government has raised £4.2bn from the sale of a 7.8% stake in Lloyds Banking Group.
Royal Mail has announced it plans to cut 1,600 jobs in an attempt to cut costs.
The Co-op Bank will attempt to raise a further £400m in new shares after it discovered another hole in its finances.
A trader in UK government bonds has been fined for trying to rig the market, by the Financial Conducts Authority (FCA).
The chief executive of luxury handbag company, Mulberry, after a fall in profits.
Barclays has awarded its top executives £32m in shares.
Sainsbury's has reported a fall in its sales for the first time in nine years.