Henderson and Ashmore fortunes diverge

Instability in China and low commodities prices have hit emerging markets; could these in turn weaken the US and developed world?
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Diversified fund manager profits as emerging market group suffers

SocGen shares tumble 13% on profit doubts

Bank sees risks from unstable markets and low rates

Payment processing company Worldpay has said it plans to raise £890m by listing its shares on the London stock market. The flotation could give the company a market value of nearly £4bn and push it into the FTSE 100 index of the largest UK-listed firms.
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Worldpay launches into Canada

Payments group teams up with local bank to gain domestic licence

Portrait of Peter J Solomon in his office with a carved wooden chief, sculptor unkown, from a factory in Oswego, NY, late 19th century.

Natixis buys 51% stake in Peter J Solomon

French bank looks to tap into US M&A boom

‘Mrs Watanabe’ burnt by Japan Post Bank

New investors suffer as negative rates shatter business model

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Bridgewater is troubled over transparency

Dalio’s method of running his hedge fund seems weird, which reflects badly on dishonesty elsewhere

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Cut up your credit card

The wealthier you are, the more trouble you can get into

Ricci joins currency exchange as chairman

Former Barclays executive latest banker to turn to fintech

Carlyle starts $200m share buyback

US private equity group buys back its stock as asset sales slow

Credit Suisse chief says sell-off overdone

Thiam says Swiss bank’s balance sheet is strong

Crowdfunding and finance companies merge

Combined groups seek to target sophisticated private investors

UBS puts salaries on ice as bank shares fall

CFO describes trading conditions as ‘treacherous’

EU probes rigging of $1.5tn debt market

Government-sponsored bond issuance under scrutiny

UK property trusts suffer steep fall

Low oil prices and emerging market weakness curb investment

Swedbank ousts chief executive

Lender seeks new leader to take it ‘to the next level’

Risk parity strategy shows strain

Commodity slide coinciding with sluggish bond market hits model

Technology ‘unicorns’ stay shy of IPOs

Volatile market conditions add to deterrent effect

Japan: alternating currency

Weakness in dollar and strengthening yen spell trouble for banks

Bloomberg urges clarity on climate change

Companies must better explain to staff and investors how they are affected

Challenger banks stand out from the crowd

Small businesses seek alternatives to risk-averse incumbents

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