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Activist investor suffers setback in move on private equity group

Financial window closes for Moscow businesses

US and EU action gives borrowers little room to manoeuvre

Russian politicians take aim at global consultants

Likes of Deloitte, PwC and McKinsey face sanctions fallout

Dark pool probes draw in trio of European banks

UBS, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank subpoenaed

No such thing as one true and fair view

The absurdity whereby a fall in a bank’s credit standing becomes a source of profit

Letchworth model contrasts with Ebbsfleet

Klépierre / Corio: European retail property

The creation of Europe’s second biggest landlord

Pressure builds for homes in greenbelt

Population growth and lack of supply forcing change

Deutsche Bank: target market

Can the German bank reach its return on equity goal by 2016?

Cyprus archbishop warns on bank share sale

Chrysostomos urges shareholders to reject restructuring

Rate of personal insolvency rises

Voluntary arrangements reach highest level since 1987

Mould targets UK private rental property

Entrepreneur back in action with investment in residential sector

Klépierre to take over Corio in mall deal

Combined company will have 182 shopping centres

Zillow / Trulia: agents of change?

US real estate websites operating in a market ripe for disruption

UK mortgage approvals rise in June

Electra rejects Bramson’s board seat call

Trust shuns activist manager’s request to lead strategy review

Deutsche Bank takes lead in fixed income

Lender’s second-quarter net profit falls more than expected

Tullett revenues fall in markets lull

Interdealer broker battles constrictions of regulation

Housing boom forces conversion of offices

Strong market threatens to choke economic recovery

Bank of Cyprus raises €1bn in share sale

Wilbur Ross and EBRD to take part in fundraising

Lloyds traders rip off an Old Lady

Scam is most dispiriting in scandal over benchmark manipulation

Aberdeen falls on £4bn client withdrawal

Lloyds finds it harder to sneer at RBS

Tables turning for banks as Lloyds agrees £226m settlement

Carney attacks ‘reprehensible’ Lloyds

Aberdeen chief shrugs off outflows

Gilbert says drive to diversify business is starting to pay off

How Lloyds bit the hand trying to save it

UK bank first to be accused of harming taxpayer-funded scheme

Big housebuilders’ caution curbs growth

The onus for increasing supply falls on a few operators

Hiscox shrinks reinsurance business

Lloyd’s insurer expects competitive pressures to intensify

London employers warn on housing costs

Companies find recruitment harder and wages rising

Social tenancy shake-up muddles rents

Nearly 75% of affordable rent tenants receive housing benefit

Eurozone banks reverse downsizing moves

Collective assets grew in April and May to €30.87tn

Italian police seize €104m from Nomura

Allegations bank defrauded the government of Sicily investigated

Bankia net profits jump 50%

Nationalised Spanish lender benefits from economic recovery

House-buying confidence in UK tumbles

Land Registry data show market cooling

Ex-chairmen of UBS and Glencore team up

Luqman Arnold and Simon Murray launch advisory business

Saudi reforms invite access to oil growth

Overseas investors cheer first-half 2015 opening up of stock market

New money market fund rules risk backfire

If ‘gates’ are erected the incentive to get out kicks in earlier

Sankaty pays $1bn for JPMorgan debt

Investors splash the cash and turn passive

Money heads into equity funds, bonds and new multi-assets

Euronext chief cites France as weak spot

Cerutti confident Europe on the road to ‘slow but sure’ recovery

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