Mortgage rules ‘deter first-time buyers’

Almost 2m cannot afford first home, says mortgage insurer

Lending to small groups must be simpler

European businesses are still struggling to get credit

FCA orders banks to reopen 2.5m PPI claims

Consumers in line for extra payouts

RBS mortgage fine ‘might not be last’

Brokers say watchdog is probably looking at others

Bank bonuses soar despite pressure

Rise for financial jobs twice that of rest of workforce

Vanguard cuts fees across fund ranges

Pressure on fund managers to compete on charges

Coutts earmarks £110m for advice redress

Bank scrutinising 60 years of investment sales

Apple eyes pay-by-touch for next iPhone

Latest bid for the smartphone to replace the wallet

Pipeline of Europe’s IPOs continues to flow

Jimmy Choo and RAC among two dozen groups expected to float

Housing and recovery boost law firms

Earnings set to hit levels last seen before financial crisis

New framework for sovereign defaults

Effort to prevent re-run of Argentine and Greek wrangles

Lending Club: neither a borrower nor a lender

A quirky idea with great potential can turn problematic

Deutsche Bank fined over reporting errors

South Africa to issue maiden sukuk

Plans for sharia compliant sovereign bond as early as next month

Regulatory revenge risks scaring investors

Questions arise about the investability of banks

Price falls cool IPO exuberance in Europe

Vanguard stokes ETF price war in Europe

Further fee cuts as sales of UK tracker funds hit record

AA chief quits in boardroom stand-off

Chairman Mackenzie will take over day-to-day operations

Cambridge silly price radio

Another one-time UK tech hopeful may be taken over for a stiff price

China ‘bad bank’ Huarong raises $2.4bn

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