Week in review, July 26

week in review

Featuring Google, Apple, Credit Suisse and Tesco

Chiefs should tackle succession head on

Last-minute planning can mean high price for poor choices

Brazil injects $20bn into banking sector

Stimulus designed to boost credit in flagging economy

RBS shares jump on profit update

Rise comes despite warning over ‘legacy’ issues

Ricardo Salgado faces an uncertain future

Former head of bank dynasty is suspect in money-laundering probe

Russia pushes up interest rates

Central bank warns of risks from geopolitical tensions

Jonathan McHugh illustration
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High house prices are drowning economies

The answer is to build more, lend less and tax more sensibly, writes Adair Turner

RBS: the good and the bad

Good news on bad loans helped RBS shares to rise 12 per cent. But is there any good news on good loans?

Caixabank’s rise points to sector rally

Investors send shares up sharply on banking group’s solid results

RBS chief executive Ross McEwan
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RBS chief optimistic on Ulster Bank

Ross McEwan exploring opportunities for Irish subsidiary

Former Banco Espírito Santo head detained

Ricardo Salgado questioned by magistrate and released on €3m bail

Lloyds to pay up to £300m Libor fines

Settlement reached with US and UK regulators

Lazard earnings hit record on M&A rebound

Bank gains from surge in deal activity back to pre-crisis levels

M Stanley draws $275m line under SEC case

Deal marks end of regulator’s probes linked to financial crisis

Barclays defends ‘dark pool’ venue

Court asked to dismiss US lawsuit over high-frequency trading

Bank provisions: be prepared

New rules have the potential to result in a more robust system

London brokers face research shake-up

Accounting standards change hits banks

Model moves from incurred to expected loss

EU’s ‘covered bond’ decline is no loss

Regulators want switch to asset-backed securities for bank funding

EU to weigh extensive sanctions on Russia

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