Stakes high for Europe bank stress tests

Good news on key issue of assisting capital-raising

China bank funds buy stake in Mediobanca

Italy a focal point of Beijing’s €5bn Europe investment push

Uganda looks to China for investment

President praises lack of interference and ‘big money’

Reed regrets are reminders of old errors

Citigroup’s new leaders are unpicking complexity he helped create

Morgan Stanley mulls sale of gas business

Bank’s move after Fed raises concerns about risks

Corporate India frets over debt levels

Nation’s industrial and banking sectors enter new political era still undercapitalised

US risk-retention rule given US approval

Measure aims to curb behaviour by lenders that helped fuel crisis

Fed did not act on JPMorgan ‘whale’ fears

Report finds regulator failed to share concerns over bank unit

Citi architect criticises its retreat

Reed paints Corbat’s pullback from 11 markets as shortsighted

Lloyds says 60,000 new homes needed

Bank launches fund to help housebuilders increase supply

Banks fined €94m for part in two cartels

JPMorgan Chase ordered to pay highest sum for influencing Libor

EU leans on big banks for bailout fund

System favours Germany and Spain but not France

European banks: light Sunday reading

Results of the Asset Quality Review and stress tests are due this weekend

RBS takes a gamble on P2P lending

P2P concept is untested in anything other than an environment of ultra-low interest rates

Banks risk losing an arm with branch cuts

Leaving the high street risks alienating elderly, wealthy clients

ECB’s bond move whets appetite for QE

Markets want more from central bank than just purchase of covered bonds from lenders

Banks warned of stiffer penalties

Fed official says Wall Street not doing enough to end misconduct

Wall Street wants cyber security group

Group calls for inter-agency government task force

Credit Suisse sued over Azerbaijan venture

Georgian businessman claims bank failed to get best price

Goldman clash sheds light on Libyan fund

$1bn court case also closely eyed for banking world revelations


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