Thiam set for ‘ruthless’ C Suisse review

New chief executive says basic economics will underpin strategy

Trading Algorithms

Hedge fund worker jailed for copying code

Ke Xu admitted accessing computer program for algorithms

Treasury considers pension tax shake-up

Providers alarmed at call to end upfront relief on contributions


Optimal expects go-ahead on Skrill dea

Online payments group eyes LSE listing with €1.1bn deal

Santander raises stake in US loans arm

Spanish bank paying almost $1bn to buy out co-founder

A metaphor du jour from Boris

George Soros’s birthday party, Ana Botin’s golfing prowess and feared short seller Daniel Yu

Martin Wheatley

FCA: On the wrong side of the argument?

After a Tory election victory, the tough approach of the chief executive of UK regulator FCA may be out of fashion

Fosun bets on European property

Chinese group previously bought Club Med and Thomas Cook

Flow Traders: passive aggressive

A way for stock pickers to play passive investing

Customer service employees at their computers taking calls.

Complaints soar over data abuse

Commissioner says nuisance calls ‘making lives a misery’

US banks boost growth as Europe loses out

Trend illustrates how financial power is moving to Wall Street

US to test Dixons Carphone’s tech stamina

Honeybee software generates buzz in retail collaboration

European rules threaten market stability

Imposition of bank capital rules on market makers could undermine liquidity

MasterCard cashes in on smart transit

Credit card company promotes seamless ticketing in cash-dominated market

Pressure rises on India exchanges to list

Institutional investors urge Delhi to push through stalled plans

Surge in deals lifts City law firms

Managing partners expect level of activity to continue

A prison ID in one hand — and a CFO award in the other

Enron’s Andrew Fastow’s lowdown on accounting flaws

Asciano: ships of good hope

Brookfield offer looks good — if it comes mostly in cash

Independent wealth managers lure young

Larger traditional rivals have raised minimum investments, rejecting less lucrative customers

Currency slump dents corporate Indonesia

Rupiah hits lows not seen since 1998 Asian financial crisis


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