And in the real world...Tesco, JJB, Barclays, house prices, music industry and more

LONDON - Today's round-up of the biggest business stories.

The World...latest business news
The World...latest business news

Property prices in England and Wales rose by nearly £1,500 this month while the number of sellers went up by a fifth, according to figures from Rightmove, the property website.
Source: Times

Sports Direct chairman Mike Ashley has put pressure on JJB Sports executive chairman Sir David Jones  over a controversial £1.5 million loan he made to him.
Source: Times

In a sign that the music industry is finally on the up, new figures show that music brought in £3.6 billion to the British economy last year, growing by 4.7 per cent.
Source: Guardian

Roger Jenkins, a top banker at Barclays and understood to be its biggest earner, is planning to leave the company.
Source: Independent

Tesco is considering seeking a separate credit rating for its financial services arm to boost its expansion into the banking market.
Source: Financial Times