Investors challenge Portugal’s BES rescue

Lawsuit to test regulator’s right to bail in debt holders

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Jefferies chiefs take drug tests

Bank fights claims of cocaine use in divorce case

Give debt the credit it deserves

Funds should be available to those who need them most, writes Nigel Dodd

Spencer sells City Index to GAIN Capital

Online spread betting company sold to US rival for £118m

Personal pension provision plummets

Fewer self-employed men are saving in a pension

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RealPage rejects near-$2bn Vista offer

Formal bid valued property software group at almost $25 a share

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Banks’ sigh of relief over UK leverage ratio

BoE’s new level of 4.05% lower than feared

StanChart pressed over succession plan

Directors expected to discuss plan with chairman within days

RBS makes £400m provision for forex probe

Part-nationalised bank still manages £1.27bn pre-tax profit

European banks: the more things change

The stress tests were supposed to be a fresh start. In theory

HSBC to set aside £400m for forex probe

UK bank expected to reveal charge alongside results

Samsung SDS prices IPO at top of range

Korean parent also moves ahead with second float

BNP bounces back to profit after fine

French bank reports 10.6% rise in net income, beating expectations

Creditor banks move on Mallya’s mansion

Indian banks say villa was collateral for loans to Kingfisher Airlines

City Insider: Andy Haldane, goes boldly on . . .

Andy Haldane, Mo Ibrahim, Howard Shore, Lenny Feder and ex-PM of France François Fillon

Citigroup takes $600m hit on legal charge

Unforeseen bill cuts third quarter result from $3.4bn to $2.8bn

Bad news keeps coming for Barclays

UK bank has produced three nasty surprises in two days

Good news with bad and ugly for Barclays

Investment bank performs poorly and forex woes persist, but operating expenses down

Shadow banking nears pre-crisis peak

FSB data put sector’s assets at more than $75tn

Blow to asset managers in ETF arena

SEC denies applications for actively managed exchange-traded funds

Barclays: sleepless nights

As the share price suggests, there is plenty to worry about

Visa/MasterCard: growth is priceless

The future looks bright for Visa and MasterCard

Barclays confident of reaching BoE target

Lender sets aside £500m for forex probe

Law firm sues RP Martin over Libor bill

Broker allegedly failed to settle investigation fees

StanChart faces US sanctions probe

US investigates whether transactions were concealed

Banks have work to do on ethics

Regulation can only do so much to encourage integrity

NAB considers float of UK banking units

Lender seeks to speed up exit from UK to focus on core Australia and New Zealand markets

Bad loans surge at China’s biggest banks

ICBC and CCB report biggest quarterly jump in 7 years

China to let foreign groups clear payments

Policy shift follows WTO anti-monopoly ruling

Housing market shows more signs of cooling

Nationwide says average UK house price hits record at £189,333

Dai-Ichi executive takes claim to SEC

Company denies disregarding regulator’s orders

Danske continues on road to recovery

Profit rises at Danish bank for third consecutive quarter

Aviva brushes aside collapse in annuities

British insurer says ‘discipline’ is paying off in profits

Legal & General cuts tracker fees

Charge for mainstream products down to 0.1%

Malaysia fund readies $3bn power asset IPO

Plan for listing next year comes amid scrutiny of 1MDB

Visa launches $5bn share buyback

Payment network beats profit estimates in fourth quarter

American Realty finds ‘intentional’ errors

Chief financial officer resigns after accounts misstatement

Payday loan clients warned on broker fees

RBS says £1m has been extracted from personal accounts by ‘middlemen’

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