‘Generation Rent’ raps London landlords

Over half say they are dissatisfied with buy-to-let owners

Week in Review

Week in Review, November 28

Barclays, Amazon, VW and Rolls-Royce featured

Europeans should party like it is 1788

Quantitative easing is leading to the insolvency of insurers and pension plans, says John Dizard

Hands finds little relief for care homes

Terra Firma chief does not consider major restructuring necessary

Philippe Oddo

Oddo joins fight for BHF Kleinwort Benson

French private bank takes on China’s Fosun with €760m bid


Wealth managers divided on robo advice

Opportunity to engage the Millennial generation

Buy to Let illustration

Buy-to-let blow from stamp duty increase

Measure will subdue house prices and complicate homebuying

HSBC leaker gets five years in prison

Hervé Falciani helped spark tax evasion scandal

Raphaels Bank fined over outsourcing

Rare penalty from UK regulator for improper money transfers

Why bank bonuses are good for investors

A properly managed incentives system gives vital flexibility and control over costs

Stamp duty set to cool buy-to-let sector

Three percentage-point surcharge signals move to dampen the market

BTG Pactual stops making new loans

Brazilian bank’s measures follow chief’s sudden arrest this week

Indonesian banks: under stress

Overcapacity and too much debt have put customers in trouble

Buy-to-let: the party’s ending

Government’s message to would-be landlords: don’t bother

Q&A: Alliance Trust upheaval

Karin Forseke’s departure raises questions over leadership at investment group

Mutual hedge funds shunned by investors

Concerns over performance and regulatory scrutiny of these complex investment products

Forseke quits as Alliance Trust chair

Restructuring followed pressure from activist investor Elliott

Eddie Jones joins Goldman advisory board

England rugby coach to attend panel of Japan corporate leaders

Deutsche Bank democracy

Is Cryan’s pooh-poohing of bonuses a sign of things to come?

Whitehall faces annual rent bill of £1bn

Chancellor to take ownership of buildings and charge departments market rates

‘Elephant deal’ costs Barclays £72m

Fine shows how far bank would go to aid top Qatari clients

BTG warned of possible ratings downgrade

Fitch and Moody’s put bank under review after Esteves arrest

Four KPMG partners arrested in Belfast

Move is linked to HMRC investigation into suspected tax evasion

Sberbank: grin and bear it

The lender has benefited from a flight to quality in Russia

Odd office moves reflect shifting London

Exits from traditional commercial centres fired by soaring rents and demand for modern premises

Safe bet not heard last of Barclays’ deal

Record fine over Qatari investment deal leaves many questions

Helical Bar chief to become chairman

Half-year results show 13 per cent rise in net asset value per share

Barclays deal involved Qatari clients

FCA fines bank £72m over inadequate checks on £1.9bn transaction

Big bonuses likely for banks’ top talent

Slimmer profits mean pay cuts loom for underperforming areas

Billionaire arrest widens Petrobras probe

André Esteves was the face of Brazilian finance during boom years

Slater & Gordon shares halve on rule change

Investors desert law firm amid plans to limit personal injury cases

Payday lender Wonga to pilot 90-day loans

Product allows repayments in three equal instalments

Developers eye prime Holloway jail site

North London property sale could fetch about £200m

DMGT results lack razzle dazzle

Daily Mail and General Trust shares slip to lowest level in years

Bonuses and illusion of banking performance

Deutsche boss is right to call for simpler, more modest pay structures

UK housebuilding: boom, what boom?

House prices are in perma-boom. Even the banking crash barely disturbed their upward march

Buy-to-let down damps landlord dreams

From next April, an extra 3% stamp duty will apply to property purchases

HSBC targets 50% senior roles for women

Banks under pressure from government to tackle gender imbalance

Whitehall to sell £4.5bn of surplus land

Wider disposal of state assets to raise tens of billions

Buy-to-let homes face higher stamp duty

Estate agents say surcharge will lead to higher rents


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