China markets jump after rate cut

Markets cheered after PBoC cut interest rates amid concerns over threat of deflation

Alexander calls for extra £1bn bank levy

Lib Dem wants Budget move to help cut deficit in ‘fair’ manner

The Big Read: Bankers kept out of the bull run

John Authers explains some of the scepticism around the equities rally

Setting the balance for bank regulation

Watchdogs have made their mark but do they need to lighten up? asks Jonathan Ford

Citi prepares for ‘stress test’ results

Bank executives under pressure to pass Fed examination

Pugachev says he cannot afford lawyers

‘Kremlin’s banker’ says fortune has been wiped out by legal bills and expropriation of assets

Bankia reports a rise in fourth-quarter profits

Spanish bank to pay its first cash dividend

We expect too much of the new masters of the universe

By acting as instruments of government policy, central banks are straying from their own dominion into political territory, writes Andrew Sentance

The bond market must turn sometime

History has few precedents to help predict what might happen next

Regulator friendly bankers scale heights

New breed of bankers replace swashbuckling leaders

Week in Review, February 28

Google shake-up in Europe; Silicon Valley discrimination and Honda also in the news

Lloyds to pay first dividend in 6 years

‘Milestone’ paves way for government to sell more of its stake

Lloyds and RBS: fashion statements

Dividends differ but trends at two banks are similar

A better way to react at bonus time

That’s, Not and Enough are the only words you need, writes Daniel Davies

Treasury apologises for Lloyds bond error

Retail investors await regulator’s decision after release of incorrect information on redemption

Profits surge at Lloyds

Bank resumes dividend payments in symbolic step

Tencent takes prize in ‘red envelope’ war

WeChat trumps rival Alibaba with 1bn new year cash gifts

City Insider: A seasoned Bill Winters

Morgan Stanley’s cyber attack, Investec silent and banking on art

US probe delays Barclays FX settlement

Bank looks to resolve agencies’ allegations in a single deal

What can StanChart expect from Bill?

A pundit introduces the well-networked former JPMorgan banker


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