Week in Review, August 30

week in review

Burger King, Shell, RBS and Brazilian telecoms also in the news

Lending to small groups must be simpler

European businesses are still struggling to get credit

FCA orders banks to reopen 2.5m PPI claims

Consumers in line for extra payouts

RBS mortgage fine ‘might not be last’

Brokers say watchdog is probably looking at others

US munis could get regulatory reprieve

Fed looks at use of bonds to comply with bank liquidity rules

Bank bonuses soar despite pressure

Rise for financial jobs twice that of rest of workforce

Coutts earmarks £110m for advice redress

Bank scrutinising 60 years of investment sales

US probes wave of cyber attacks on banks

JPMorgan among those targeted

Deutsche Bank fined over reporting errors

£4.7m penalty for inaccurately reporting 29m transactions

China ‘bad bank’ Huarong raises $2.4bn

Lender sells 21% stake to investor group including Warburg Pincus

Lombard Odier posts $68m profit

Swiss wealth manager follows Pictet in revealing earnings

India’s Modi seeks bank accounts for all

Campaign to draw small savers into formal financial system

S Korea probes banks over rates collusion

Investigation comes amid rising regulatory scrutiny globally

Creditors challenge sale of BES arm

German bondholders seek to to block Tranquilidade deal

RBS fined £14.5m for ‘serious failings’

Mortgages business back under scrutiny

Monitise signs partnership deal with IBM

Agreement gives mobile money group access to banks using cloud

BlackRock to advise ECB on bond buying

Central bank weighs move to ease eurozone credit conditions

Commerzbank sells shipping loan portfolio

Bad bank assets shed with sale to private equity-backed venture

Imperfect reality of Islamic finance

A book by a banker at the forefront of the industry

RBS fined £14.5m over mortgage advice

Only 2 of 164 sales reviewed met standard required


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