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

Martin Gilbert of Aberdeen Asset Management.
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Aberdeen falls on £4bn client withdrawal

Fund manager reports improved sentiment towards emerging markets

Lloyds finds it harder to sneer at RBS

Tables turning for banks as Lloyds agrees £226m settlement

Carney attacks ‘reprehensible’ Lloyds

Bank to pay out £226m fines and compensation over Libor

Martin Gilbert of Aberdeen Asset Management.
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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

NY Fed steps up pressure on bank ethics

Officials say bankers have not learnt from financial crisis

Nixon leaves RBC after profitable run

Returns have trebled during Canadian bank chief’s long tenure

More homes – but not in my back yard

Efforts by government run up against forces of localism

C. Hoare poaches clients from big banks

‘Boring’ private group capitalises on mistrust of larger rivals

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Citi pays $5m to settle SEC data charges

Fine relates to failure to safeguard order information

Brazil injects $20bn into banking sector

Stimulus designed to boost credit in flagging economy

RBS shares jump on profit update

Rise comes despite warning over ‘legacy’ issues

Ricardo Salgado faces an uncertain future

Former head of bank dynasty is suspect in money-laundering probe

Russia pushes up interest rates

Central bank warns of risks from geopolitical tensions

London landlords see lowest yields

Rental yields lag other regions across the country

Car insurers raise ‘administration’ fees

Big rise in costs for policy alterations and cancellations

High house prices are drowning economies

The answer is to build more houses, lend less money and tax more sensibly

RBS: the good and the bad

Good news on bad loans helped RBS shares to rise 12 per cent. But is there any good news on good loans?

Winton low-cost equities fund tops $1bn

Caixabank’s rise points to sector rally

Investors send shares up sharply on banking group’s solid results

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