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Investors must be quoted an “all-in fee” to make charges more transparent in a shake-up of the investment sector, the City regulator has confirmed. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said that the asset management sector held the savings of millions of people. Yet despite “sustained, high profits” for these firms,…

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Image copyright Getty Images Bank of England deputy governor Sir Jon Cunliffe has joined the debate over raising UK interest rates, indicating now is not the right time for a rise. Governor Mark Carney has also said this is not the time for a rate adjustment. But chief economist Andy…

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A photo that Kim Kardashian shared on Facebook is sparking an online discussion about car seat safety. On Saturday, Kardashian posted a photo of her 18-month-old son, Saint, sitting in a car seat. While many commenters pointed out how adorable Saint is, others also took the opportunity to voice concerns…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFifty years of the cash machine Cash will remain a part of our day-to-day lives for decades, the Bank of England’s chief cashier has said on the 50th anniversary of the ATM. Victoria Cleland said that although the use of notes and…

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Image copyright Getty Images June’s soaring temperatures boosted supermarket sales by record levels and sent overheated Britons in search of ice cream. Research firm Nielsen said major retailers enjoyed the largest annual revenue rise for four years, up 4% compared to June last year. Sales of hand-held ice creams rose…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption The faulty devices have been linked to at least 17 deaths globally Japanese car parts maker Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Japan. It is facing billions of dollars in liabilities over its defective airbags, which have been linked to at…

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Image copyright H&B Holland & Barrett, the UK’s biggest health food retailer, is being bought by a Russian billionaire for £1.8bn. L1 Retail, a fund controlled by Mikhail Fridman, is buying the 1,150-store chain from Carlyle, the US private equity firm, the Financial Times reported. Carlyle acquired Holland & Barrett…

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Image copyright Getty Images The competition regulator is to take action against some online gambling companies which it suspects of breaking consumer law. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said some punters did not get the deal they expected from sign-up promotions offering cash bonuses to attract them to gaming…

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