Citigroup curbs Napier Park capital links

US bank has withdrawn proprietary capital invested in hedge fund

State pension deferment rate to be cut

Annual rate will fall to 5.8% from April 2016

Credit Suisse’s commodities exit in focus

Like peers, the Swiss bank blames tighter regulation and lower profitability

Hot ETF sellers give distribution its due

Fast-growing firms credit heavy investments in sales forces

US Senate ire at $6bn tax ‘fiction’

Renaissance Technologies, Deutsche Bank and Barclays accused

Osborne warns on hit from Russia sanctions

Chancellor says UK must be prepared for short-term hit to ensure security

Make the Barclays-Goldman comparison

Share prices of these very different banks have diverged markedly

Fund managers braced for market shake-up

New US rules cast doubt on direction of $900bn of assets

Scotland’s financial sector at ‘risk’

MPs warn on independence and label currency union a ‘dead parrot’

Insurers face block on pensions advice

Guidance cannot be given by those with interests

Sterling’s strength dents UK dividends

One of the slowest growth rates for payouts in past three years

SFO gears up for forex trading probe

Launch could come before end of month

PwC looks to tap rise of Africa

Professional services firm eyes ‘huge capacity for growth’

JC Flowers: deals after the storm

Private equity investor bullish despite knocks taken in crisis

Flowers warns of banking crisis

Alstom plays down complexity of GE deal

Poor health casts doubt on state pension

Many already suffer illness before they reach retirement age

Treasury to close pension tax loophole

Anti-avoidance measures to be announced on Monday

Espírito Santo parent seeks creditor protection

Luxembourg-based entity says cannot meet obligations

Probe could end free banking, say lenders

Warning highlights dilemma in quest to boost choice

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