Data experts admit rent inflation error

Higher estimates relieve fears of house price bubble, says ONS

E987G6 Offices of Towergate Insurance and the Swiss Re Tower in the City of London

Crunch talks for control of Towergate

Battle intensifies as new group of bondholders comes forward

BoE report into forex-rigging cost £3m

Bank says Lord Grabiner QC was paid over £400,000 for inquiry

Tribunal throws out eight Deloitte charges

Accountancy firm’s £14m fine to be reviewed in MG Rover case

week in review

Week in Review, January 31

Apple, McDonald’s, oil majors and Deutsche Bank featured

How Qatar snared the Canary

Three shareholders sealed the deal for London’s Canary Wharf

Outflows seep out of Franklin funds

Group upbeat on outlook despite missing earnings estimates

Regulator steps up monitoring of Deutsche

FCA puts bank’s London office into ‘enhanced supervision’

‘Final salary’ safeguards watered down

Those wishing to transfer small pots will not have to take advice

Banks hail possibility of PPI time limit

Financial watchdog will review handling of mis-selling complaints

Negative yields are everywhere

Owning something in the hope that its value rises is nothing new

UK banks: painful, persistent, interminable

There should be a time limit on PPI claims

Detached homes make a comeback in the UK

Demographic changes and economic optimism drive changes

BT at bottom of FTSE after pension deal

Growing deficit overshadows third-quarter earnings

Hampton destined to stay on shore

Green’s Natalie Bennett manifesto targets the City

Dread Pirate accused of ‘execution’ chat

Prosecutors allege Ross Ulbricht saw Silk Road dealer as a liability

EU reforms to break up big banks at risk

Member states and industry lobby join forces to push for soft options

Former Sal Oppenheim bankers found guilty

Breach of trust by guilty, including two aristocrats, ‘deserving of punishment’

Priorities revealed for EU capital markets union

Brussels shake-up for pensions, crowdfunding and infrastructure

Strong valuations help 3i to sell assets

Results underline dilemma of low rates for private equity groups

Nasdaq head questions SEC market panel

No place for New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq on committee

Denmark’s central bank cuts rates again

Record low of -0.5% raises questions of credibility

Deutsche Bank: universal truths

The performance of the stock, and the company, has been poor

Greens, Ukip and SNP set out plans

People’s Bank, turnover tax and ‘a day of reckoning’

Airtel to apply for limited banking licence

Indian telecoms group aims to disrupt mobile-payments industry

Mobile phones improve financial access

Closer look at how technology has transformed Africa and LatAm

Net groups stir China’s finance sector

Alibaba and Tencent lead charge into mobile payments

Fewest UK bankruptcies since 1998

Record numbers opt for voluntary repayment agreements

UK house price growth slows in January

Nationwide data show deceleration for fifth month in row to 6.8%

Deutsche Bank returns with €441m profit

Boost from lower provisions for legal costs and credit losses

Greek banks find support after fall

Share prices bounce back but solvency worries remain

Raiffeisen hit by rouble and Swiss franc

International arm of Austrian bank to slash assets by 20%

Greek bank crisis adds pressure for deal

Time is running out amid deposit flight and rise in bad debts

Sino-Ocean Land in $1.2bn bond issuance

Company is first Chinese property developer to tap international markets this year

P2P consumer loans given landmark rating

Moody’s move is big win for sector as it taps new types of investors

Silk Road suspect used multiple aliases

Ross Ulbricht ordered 9 counterfeit drivers’ licences, court told

Clarity on ownership of Canary Wharf

Brookfield claims glittering prize after an acrimonious battle

Qatar wins battle for Canary Wharf

Major shareholders in Songbird Estates accept £2.6bn offer

Brookfield eager to scale new heights

Joint QIA deal for Canary Wharf surprises City

Huffington joins peer-to-peer company

Media chief is latest high-profile name to join lending sector

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