Personal Finance

British inflation rose last month by less than the Bank of England and investors had expected, but still hit its highest level this year, pushed up by a rise in energy bills.
The British public's expectations for inflation over the coming year edged lower in May but remained unchanged for the next 5-10 years, a monthly survey showed on Wednesday.
Britain's expensive housing market has so far weathered the uncertainty swirling around the country's planned departure from the European Union, but average prices are unlikely to rise sharply and will fall in London this year, a Reuters poll found.
Scams in Britain involving currencies and crypto assets like bitcoin totalled £27 million in the last financial year, with average losses of 14,600 pounds per victim, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Tuesday.
British households turned more downbeat about their finances in May, according to a survey that hinted at weakness in the consumer economy which has been one of the bright spots for Britain during the Brexit ructions.