The Bank of England’s new old buffer

The Bank of England, City of London.

Cost of the additional capital requirement will be around £10bn

JPMorgan plans marketplace-lending push

Jamie Dimon flags partnership that will focus on small businesses

Court case focuses on M&A conflicts

RBC found to have given tainted advice to ambulance company board

The bank of England, City of London.

Bank of England draws line under bank-bashing

No desire for new capital buffers from central bank

Former trader appeals Libor conviction

Lawyer argues activity was ‘widely undertaken by the market’

StanChart and RBS struggle in stress tests

Banks pass regulatory thresholds after action to bolster capital

Stress tests: the BoE’s doomsday scenario

Conditions based on a severe emerging markets crisis

Profits beckon after years in financial doldrums

The banking sector is reinvigorated with Moody’s raising its outlook for the first time since 2008

BTG Pactual shares hit after CEO resigns

Chief André Esteves steps down while under preventive arrest

RBC loses key deals advice case in Delaware

Decision likely to have far-reaching consequences for dealmakers

Credit Suisse boosts US parental leave

Bank wants to attract and retain staff in a world of long hours

BTG Pactual: run for its money

Crises in confidence and a short-term funding do not play well

Greek banks hit by bitcoin ransom demand

Hackers ask for €7m in digital currency to stop website attacks

Surge in securities lending poses risks

Banks use ultra-safe bonds as compliance shortcut

P2P lenders: question of trust

Challengers to the UK’s established banks have been well received — by government and markets

US tries to boost access to 25m ‘unbanked’

Americans lag behind others in OECD in access to financial services

Standard Bank to pay $25m in bribery case

SFO uses deferred prosecution agreement for first time

Banks likely to pass BoE stress tests

Tougher hurdles expected to prove sector can withstand new crisis

Fed limits emergency lending powers

Revised rules aim to subdue lawmakers’ criticism of over-reach

Business loans scheme wins 2-year reprieve

Smaller lenders to be given greater access


More FT Twitter accounts