Barclays chairman defends bonus rise

Investors are told 10% increase was needed to keep staff

Bill Daley to join hedge fund

Argentière Capital signs up former White House chief of staff

Labour cuts ties with Co-op Bank

Party shifts £1m in loans to rival Unity Trust Bank

Henderson draws £3bn as Europe recovers

Fund manager says retail investor demand rose in first quarter

Barclays says it suffered "significant" FICC hit

Bank cites difficult market conditions

China Resources ‘mistress’ link tracked

Bank deals follow career of chairman’s alleged lover

Saga to set sail

Group set to announce IPO, leaving AA making roadside repairs

S&P doubts independent Scotland’s banks

Ratings agency says choice of currency regime is ‘crucial’

Saga gears up for road to IPO

Insurance-to-travel group puts final touches to flotation

Asset managers snap up coco bank debt

Demand confounds expectations for relatively untested asset class

Deutsche Bank rights issue back on table

Lender forced to consider ‘plan B’ after capital ratio trails its rivals

Deutsche under pressure to raise capital

Investors fear bank cannot cope with tougher regime

AIG offers insurance against cyber injury

‘Internet of things’ raises threat of actual harm from hacking

India’s Viom eyes offshore listing

Telecom towers business has an implied valuation of close to $4bn

Ardian raises $9bn to buy bank assets

Fund manager targets deals with lenders under regulatory pressure

How to end waste of employees’ creativity

Idea management software is smart way to deal with staff suggestions, and boosts collaboration, says Jane Bird

Asia IPOs: private equity block

Getting into deals remains easier than getting out of them

Activist urges ‘fix’ for Silicon Valley

UK probe into energy market tax receipts

Second potential scandal to hit power trading sector

Numericable eyes record €8.5bn junk sale

Strong demand to help telecoms group raise funds for SFR deal

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