Tax issues behind HSBC threat dissected

Bank’s headquarters review carries widespread implications

Countryside warns poll delaying planning

UK housebuilder says authorities are deferring decisions

Deutsche Bank strategy met with scepticism

Lack of detail in German lender’s five-year vision leaves analysts puzzled

Hedge funds short UK asset managers

Growing worries over groups’ exposure to emerging markets

BP investors need protecting from Cameron

Shareholders have paid for the right to determine group’s future

Outdated ring fence will hurt City finance

Proposals for regulation of British banks are already overdue for repeal, writes Simon Samuels

Sweden’s jet scandal claims fresh victim

Head of powerful Industrivärden business empire sacked

Deutsche Bank: jam tomorrow

The new cost cutting targets show how far the German lender has to go

Ukraine takes first step to avoid default

Deal on Ukreximbank bond raises hopes for broader deal

European banks struggle to keep up

Weak performance and fiscal and political uncertainty mean sector is lagging behind US

RBS to sell further US loan portfolio

UK state-backed lender continues to retrench from global markets

Fanuc bows to Loeb and boosts dividend

Japanese robotmaker to raise double dividend ratio

Gloomy outlook for UK banking sector

S&P report forecasts record high of £14bn in charges for 2015

Deutsche Bank seeks to cut €3.5bn costs

Germany’s biggest lender scales back profitability target

Irish mortgage help backlash wins support

Opposition to relief grows in wake of property market crash

Funds flow wrong way for Aberdeen

Investment group has suffered from downturn in emerging markets

Atlas Mara to expand Rwandan banks stake

Bob Diamond-led venture in talks with Banque Populaire du Rwanda

Edward McMillan, banker, 1919-2015

Pioneer who helped to shape institutional market for equities

UK builders warn over homes targets

Developers sceptical about basis for manifesto pledges as demand outstrips supply

Oil plunge continues to chill Centrica

British Gas owner fails to benefit from cold snap

Industry faces up climate change losses

Sharing data is vital for countering extreme weather events

Japan to impose tougher building standards

Rules being tightened to improve resistance to shocks

Ruth Markland to join Deloitte board

Senior independent director of StanChart is stepping down amid boardroom clear-out

Bank levy is reason why HSBC eyeing move

Tax is top of mind for bank’s shareholders

Right to Buy has been wrong for Britain

Such a policy would create a buy-to-let bonanza

Banks face ‘golden parachutes’ challenge

AFL-CIO criticises practice of allowing executives to pocket millions before taking government jobs

Deutsche Bank profits hit by legal costs

Germany’s biggest bank posts net profit of €559m

Landlords attack Labour’s rent control plan

Business groups say cap would deter investors

Ethiopia predicts record investment

Low costs and supportive policies lure foreign manufacturers

Just Eat backer eyes Lloyds tax arm

Bank scales back global presence to focus on UK retail

US banks push for bond trades delay

Wall St alarmed by sharp downturn in market liquidity

Deutsche Bank to cut investment arm

German lender will also overhaul governance

Week in Review, April 25

Credit Suisse faces scrutiny; Goldman discrimination case and Rolls-Royce also in the news

HSBC looks to leave troubles behind

Scandals, levies and regulations revive threat to leave London

Bond liquidity fears hit asset managers

State Street says cash is being hoarded because of stress tests

Third of investors refuse to back HSBC pay

Shareholders rebel in spite of bonus cuts to reflect bank fines

HSBC’s talk of moving HQ sounds familiar

Bank tends to get restive whenever it is unhappy with tax changes

HSBC threatens to move HQ from UK

Hong Kong regulator welcomes bank’s decision to launch review

HSBC: going nowhere

The priority is to ensure the lumbering bank is not too complex

Parties blame HSBC move on tax, EU fears

Tory and Labour politicians in war of words over bank HQ review


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