U.K. consumer confidence fell for a fourth month in September as unemployment increases and accelerating inflation squeezes Britons, Nationwide Building Society said.
The European Central Bank may lend more money against asset-backed bonds if issuers provide additional information about the loans underpinning the securities, according to a person familiar with the matter.
France is among euro-region sovereigns likely to be downgraded in a stressed economic scenario, according to Standard & Poor’s.
European investment banking fees next year may rise the most in five years, as lenders are forced to raise capital and indebted nations such as Greece sell assets, according to Freeman Consulting.
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