92% – The percentage of financial services firms that believe retail banks need to do more to improve their reputation, a Cicero poll shows.
20% – The number of wealthy Britons who have spent more than one month overseas in the past year, Lloyds TSB International research shows.
0.25% – The percentage the People’s Bank of China cut its deposit and borrowing interest rates by to boost growth.
$275m – What ex-Bear Stearns executives will be have to pay to settle misconduct allegations from a 2008 shareholder lawsuit.
819 – The total number of amendments proposed by MEPs to the controversial European mortgage directive.
50% – The number of people currently renting who believe they will never own a home, according to the Safestore Moving and Improving Index.
20,980 – The number of jobs lost from the 16 biggest retailers since the start of 2011, figures from Deloitte and trade body R3 shows.
-0.1% – How much the Bank of France expects the French economy to shrink in Q2 2012, down from the zero growth it previously predicted.