Chinese bid for Novo Banco collapses

Exclusive talks between Anbang and Portuguese lender terminated

AC7TJY Senior woman sitting outside motorhome campervan parked near harbour Lochranza Isle of Arran Scotland UK. Image shot 2007. Exact date unknown.

Love affair with caravans drives merger

Private equity-owned Park Resorts and Parkdean Holidays to unite

Banks face €61.5bn hit from rule change

UK pension group dubs IFRS 9 as ‘fundamentally flawed’

India pulls back from $6.4bn tax raid

Government will not apply MAT to foreign institutional investors

Northern Trust flags surge in ESG funds

Growth spurred by shift towards more responsible investing

China’s bank questions will not go away

Equities debacle means Beijing is no longer seen as infallible


Clever marketeers crashed the economy

The new breed has run banking far less well than less intellectually distinguished predecessors

Carlyle in £500m Innovation Group deal

Insurance claims tech specialist expects move to spark growth

Co-op shares headed for online auction

Asset Match platform to determine price in seven-day auction

Stakes high as Big Four push for M&A work

Professional services groups are aggressively luring bankers

Trafigura lifts Pacific Exploration stake

Commodity trader controls more than 10 per cent of Latin America’s largest independent oil producer

Crunch time for insurers on capital rules

Sharp share price falls at two Dutch groups highlight risks

KPMG to open own Mayfair members club

Admission to select London townhouse open to clients or partners

RBS role to test Davies’s skills

Many challenges await the executive who has navigated many paths

Low oil price puts pressure on US banks

Regulators urge lenders to classify some loans as troubled assets

BNY close to resolving software glitch

Mutual funds examine how many customer trades need reprocessing

Brazilian banks: spreading the love

Some lenders could prosper though the economy struggles

Investment banks outshine parent groups

Step-change ushers in widespread belief that earnings prowess has been restored

Matchi links banks with fintech start-ups

Lenders sign up to use the online portal to team up on projects

P2P lender Zopa names Janardana as chief

Founder Andrews becomes chairman as platform targets more savers

British Airways in landmark pensions case

Millions and role of trustees at stake in pensions clash

FCA looks into Aviva-Friends Life tie-up

UK regulator concerned over possible leaks and share price moves

Allianz and Canadian fund eye UK airport

German insurer and Borealis explore bid to US owners

China P2P lender banks on social media use

China Rapid Finance uses Tencent data to judge creditworthiness

New age beliefs fail to help Uralsib bank

One of Russia’s top private banks searches for a buyer

BofA investors to vote on Moynihan roles

Some upset over chairman and chief jobs being recombined

Banks warn over European privacy rules

Lenders say laws will make it harder to detect fraud

China banks face surging bad loans

Lenders grappling with toughest market conditions in years

Small-cap Week, August 29

SkyePharma, Tavistock, Oxaco, and MTI Wireless Edge featured

Week in Review, August 29

Zurich bid for RSA; Facebook, BHP Billiton and BlackRock also in the news

Private banks finally embrace mobile apps

Centuries of tradition gives way to digital banking

Chart that tells a story — the rush to remortgage

A mixed picture — but interest rates are generally low

Black Monday prompts drawdown fears

Advice lines experience higher volumes of calls

HSBC makes 275,000 delayed payments

Glitch delayed pay before bank holiday weekend

Virgin Money aims at banks’ ‘oligopoly’

Current accounts skewed against customers, says Gadhia

‘Flash crash’ trader denied hearing delay

Sarao will have his extradition case heard next month

Two-speed UK housing market returns

London, south-east and eastern England rise at double national rate

European banks fight to manage US pensions

RBS, Deutsche and UBS urge regulator to grant exemptions

Payments company iZettle raises €60m

Latest move by investors to back European fintech start-ups

Professional services: Accounting for change

Consulting is back in vogue among the Big Four, but is audit quality at risk?


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