Barclays to invest £1bn in green bonds

Largest investment by a bank in the fledgling market

China risks ‘balance-sheet recession’

Stimulus impact wanes as companies lose appetite for borrowing

Alibaba’s IPO banks split $250m fee pool

Group drives hard bargain with 1% payment on up to $25bn raised

Goldman admits cultivating ties with Libya fund

Bank’s filings reveal ‘strategic partnership’ with Gaddafi regime

Salmond quits as vote shifts status quo

Referendum will change how UK is ruled

Property finance in the crowd

As the sector grows, so do warnings of the risks

City relieved but wary of unresolved issues

Threat abates of mass exodus of financial institutions after Scots’ vote

RAC van

Scotland vote to unleash London IPOs

Aldermore, Miller Group and RAC expected to file for float soon

KBC winds up diamond finance arm

Yinren failed to submit takeover plan to Belgian regulators

The end of banks’ heyday

Margins, profits and dividends will never fully recover

UK financial shares jump on Scottish poll

KBC ends Diamond Bank sale to Yinren

Chinese investor missed deadline for regulatory submissions

Banks shun nations that need money most

Nomura’s Bennett warns on poor nations access to capital

Nomura’s UK arm rises from Lehman legacy

Fed punishes Santander unit over dividend

Foreign banks being held to tough US capital requirements

Yellen charts smooth course to normality

Fed chief right to say that turn in rate cycle will be data driven

Albania sacks central bank governor

Warning on poor nations’ access to capital

Nomura Europe chief says fines on western banks denting ties

EU freeze on Iran bank assets rejected

Move calls into question use of unnamed intelligence sources

Dubai clampdown on Espírito Santo unit

Bank stopped from handling deposits or transferring assets

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