Business Live: Wednesday morning briefing

Key points

  • Barclays reported a big jump in pre-tax profits to £2.85bn and did not increase provisions for PPI claims.
  • The government proposed a cap for charges on auto-enrolment pension funds of between 0.75% and 1%.
  • Spain's economy posted quarterly growth of 0.1% between July and September, its first growth since the beginning of 2011.

Live text

Reporting:

  • Anthony Reuben 
  • Pia Gadkari 

Last updated 30 October 2013

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