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Monarch holidays protection extended
Budget airline Monarch receives a temporary extension to its licence to sell package holidays and says it has secured "significant" new investment from shareholders.

Nuclear submarines construction set to start
Construction work is to start on the UK's new nuclear submarines, after Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced nearly £1.3bn of new investment with defence firm BAE Systems.

Insurance tax rise 'a raid' on consumers, says industry
An increase in Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) which takes place on 1 October amounts to a "raid" on consumers, the industry says.

Existing energy customers barred from cheapest deals
Four of the UK's largest energy companies have been barring their own customers from some of the best deals for gas and electricity, the BBC's Moneybox learns

Deutsche Bank chief Cryan tries to reassure on bank's strength
After troubled Deutsche Bank's shares hit another record low, the chief executive sends an email to reassure staff that the bank's finances are strong.

Business rate rise to push up cost of broadband, BT says
BT condemns "excessive" new business rates, which it says will push up the cost of broadband services.

UK spending grew strongly post-Brexit vote, ONS data shows
The UK services sector grew much more strongly than expected in the wake of June's vote to leave the European Union, latest figures show.

Wealth of people in their 30s has 'halved in a decade'
People in their early 30s are "half as wealthy" as those now in their 40s were at the same age, a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies finds.

Housebuilders need to build faster, says Nationwide
Housebuilders should get on and build more houses, the Nationwide Building Society has declared, as prices continue to rise.

Nissan boss warns on UK investment
The boss of Nissan warns that Brexit uncertainty and possible tariffs could damage investment in the UK's biggest car factory.

Ofgem investigates 'E' energy supplier
The energy supplier E is to be investigated by the regulator Ofgem for potentially misleading its customers.

RBS brings back NatWest Markets name as part of 'ring-fencing'
Royal Bank of Scotland is renaming its investment bank NatWest Markets as part of its separation from the bank's High Street operations.

Up close at the 'Olympics of Chinese food'
The BBC's The Food Chain visited Rotterdam for an event known as 'the Olympics of Chinese food'.

Cash calendar - tips for October
Charity campaigns urge people to give up smoking in October but money can be saved by cutting out other unnecessary extras, an advice service says.