European banks brace for downturn with more cost cuts

Region’s banks prepare for conditions to deteriorate this year

Chinese lenders climb private bank table

China Merchants Bank and ICBC surge on growth in domestic wealth

Week in Review

Week in Review, July 23

SoftBank in £24bn chip deal; HSBC, US banks, VW and Microsoft also in the news

A Wellcome case spotlighting front-running

Financial markets are full of episodes of front-running

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High Street banks target high rollers

Competition with wealth managers to service the needs of weathy

Northern business fears over funding

Funds for UK small businesses drawn from EU regional development money

Millennials shape China’s outbound deals

Generation’s distinctive needs spur Chinese companies’ M&A sprees

TSB: apocalypse not now

If the UK retail bank can control costs there is scope for earnings growth

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Elite crew to steer City through Brexit

Impressive roster of senior financiers to co-ordinate contact with ministers

HSBC US woes continue with trader arrest

Bankers accused of making $8m illicit profit from ‘front-running’ $3.5bn deal

Draghi backs bailout of Italian banks

Lenders’ shares jump on hint of backstop as ECB keeps interest rates on hold

MasterCard bags Vocalink for £700m

US cards issuer buys 92.4% of group that was owned by British banks

Goldman under spotlight in 1MDB complaint

US alleges improper diversion of money from deals bank worked on

HSBC case another blow for trust in banks

Wholesale markets cannot function without customer confidence

Santander loses ruling in red German spat

Federal court upholds Sparkassen’s trademark on colour

What is ‘front running’?

HSBC case has put the global forex market back in the spotlight

HSBC internal probe ‘cleared’ FX traders

Bank reviews its own investigation after arrest of executive in New York

German challenger bank gets full banking licence

N26 plans to expand its digital banking product across Europe

StanChart to launch digital banking across nine countries

Lender to unveil video banking across Asia, Africa and the Middle East

Singapore finds lapses in 3 banks on 1MDB

UBS, StanChart and DBS face action from monetary authority

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