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vtech-120115.jpg Hong Kong-based electronics toymaker VTech Holdings Ltd. said that a hacking attack on its Learning Lodge app store has affected 5 million customer accounts and related kids profiles worldwide. Learning Lodge allows customers to download apps, learning games, e-books and other educational content to their VTech products.

BoE-120115.jpg The Bank of England is set to demand banks to set aside capital as buffer as soon as in March, in order to absorb losses in case of stress and support the real economy. In the semi-annual Financial Stability Report, the Financial Policy Committee said Tuesday it intends to make active use of the time-varying countercyclical capital buffer.

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