Sterling plunged to a new 31-year low against the dollar this morning as fears over a so-called "hard Brexit" intensify.
Savers have been urged not to make hasty financial decisions they may later regret after the vote to leave the EU.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has drawn up plans to axe 200 jobs as it cuts back its branch network.
Lloyds Banking Group has set aside another £1 billion to meet compensation claims for the mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI).
Ofcom is pressing ahead with plans to force Openreach to become a legally separate company within the BT Group with the aim of providing faster and more reliable broadband across the UK.
Microsoft is hiking prices for British businesses by as much as 22% as a direct result of the collapse in sterling following the EU referendum.
High street retailer BHS has collapsed into administration, putting 11,000 jobs at risk and threatening the closure of up to 164 stores.
Oil giant Shell has said it will slash a further 2,200 jobs from its global workforce as it expects the oil price to remain "lower for longer".
Insurance market Lloyd's may be forced to move some of its business to continental Europe as a result of the vote to leave the EU, chairman John Nelson has warned.
The UK economy picked up pace in the run-up to the Brexit vote thanks to the strongest performance from industrial production since 1999.