PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Oct 9
Oct 9 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
- The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold at the record low of 0.5 percent once again, with Ian McCafferty remaining the only member to vote for an increase. (thetim.es/1LpJU6Y)
- Government hopes of strong demand for Lloyds Banking Group Plc's shares have risen after an intermediary said that it had received more than 120,000 expressions of interest in the three days since the proposed sale was announced. (thetim.es/1PkffOF)