Bank of England draws line under bank-bashing

The bank of England, City of London.

No desire for new capital buffers from central bank

Court case focuses on M&A conflicts

RBC found to have given tainted advice to ambulance company board

ICE kicks off Asian commodity futures hub

Move reflects Singapore commodities hub efforts

StanChart and RBS struggle in stress tests

Banks pass regulatory thresholds after action to bolster capital

BlueCrest to push out external investors

Mike Platt’s hedge fund to become private investment partnership

Hong Kong city skyline
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Why IPOs ‘pop’ in New York but not HK

Flotation battle highlights the very different characteristics of the two markets

Signs of froth in China’s debt market

Investors are driven by same quest for yield as counterparts elsewhere

Martin Gilbert of Aberdeen Asset Management.
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Martin Gilbert’s Viennese whirl

A spiralling down of the oil price means outflows from Aberdeen

Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.
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Aberdeen’s effort to diversify falls short

UK investment group is still reliant on emerging market equities

BTG Pactual: run for its money

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

BATS gearing up for second try at IPO

US-based exchange could be worth $2bn including debt

Surge in securities lending poses risks

Banks use ultra-safe bonds as compliance shortcut

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

Swiss banks face uncertainty on ECB move

Lower rates would potentially be destabilising for lenders

Fed limits emergency lending powers

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

Aberdeen: Swips and chains

Asset management group has changed. The market has not noticed

Sovereign wealth pullback hits Aberdeen

Europe’s third-largest listed investment company continues to battle turmoil in emerging markets

Japan’s GPIF loses $64bn in third quarter

World’s biggest pension suffers 5.6% hit amid volatile markets

Funding Circle launches P2P trust

Fund invests in small business loans in UK, US and Europe


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