Lower oil price forces government rethink

Spending cuts are expected as well as new opportunities for business

View of new Sowwah Square property development on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
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Ambition is a mother of invention

Abu Dhabi’s financial centre will find it hard to compete with Dubai

Cameron eyes home ownership ‘crusade’

Revamp of planning rules to boost market for starter homes

Royal London extends profit-share scheme

About 600,000 existing customers of the mutual will be eligible

Dollar notes

Asset managers drive dollar’s strength

Norwegian and Swedish krone have also been favoured

Daniel Godfrey

UK Investment Association jettisons chief

Fund group board angered by ‘narrow and aggressive’ agenda

Dan Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point LLC, attends the Lincoln Center Fall Gala at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. The event raised $3.2 million. Photographer: Amanda Gordon/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Dan Loeb

Hedge funds suffer worst month since 2008

Stock pickers battered by market turbulence

Trial of brokers in Libor case opens

Six accused of acting as middlemen in rate manipulation

Zeus Capital ventures into trading shares

Corporate finance boutique to double in size

Court rules against same-sex pension claim

Gay pensioner loses fight for equal payment for spouse

FCA publishes new rules on whistleblowing

Regulators say ‘whistleblowing champions’ will have to be set up

PwC tops Deloitte to lead the Big Four

Acquisition of Booz & Co powers consulting revenue growth

Alphabet to back Symphony service

Google investment would mark a departure into serving Wall Street

Citi to cut lending to coal miners

New policy reflects US bank’s commitment to environment

Bharara warns of insider trading ‘bonanza’

US attorney hits at Supreme Court for declining to hear appeal

Fund managers quit Investment Association

UK trade body’s reform agenda criticised as ‘too aggressive’

Madeleine Albright alights on APR Energy

Fund set up by former US secretary of state targets power group

Banks rail against tougher ECB rules

Extra capital charges likely to choke off lending to businesses

What bankers can teach economists

Myopia contrasts with convincing action to repair financial sector, writes Ludger Schuknecht

HK prioritises shareholder rights

Exchange scraps plan to woo Chinese tech groups with dual-class share rules

Irish blow for Playtech’s AvaTrade deal

Group’s shares fall after it reveals Central Bank of Ireland objection to proposed acquisition

Glasenberg steps up Glencore defence

Chief blames hedge funds for pushing down commodity prices

Lloyds shares offered to retail investors

Analysts question value to taxpayer over ‘drip-feed’ programme

StanChart to set up subsidiary in India

Move will allow the bank to open more branches in the country

Activist Nelson Peltz takes stake in GE

The $2.5bn holding will enable investor to seek better returns

Lloyds share sale fails the Tell Sid test

‘Vampire squid’ institutions have won in extrication efforts

Mundane bank collaborations replace deals

Financial services industry sees the benefits of sharing to smooth out problems and cut costs

China bad bank IPO set to test HK markets

Company faces extra challenge from mainland rules that bar it from offering discount shares

Oil explorers in asset revaluation talks

Independents must negotiate with banks over lending facilities

Movers & shakers: October 5

Morgan Stanley reshuffles asset management leadership

Big insurers face tough new safety rules

Companies team up to fight extra capital demands

US bank M&A: extended wait times

A few, brave regional banks are pursuing consolidation

Apollo and Capita target Xchanging

Two competing offers come months after group’s chief executive says he is stepping down

Nairobi exchange confident on listings

St Paul’s fundraising closely watched as investors seek overseas exposure

Determinism has no place in business

Blur, Quindell and Daniel Stewart show the need for strong boards

Indian banks to pump capital into UK arms

Tighter regulations follow concerns that local watchdogs may prioritise domestic depositors

First brokers stand trial over Libor

Case to be held in London highlights role as middlemen

Sabadell looks to TSB for UK growth

Spanish lender stresses digital services and business banking

Frontier investors wait and see

Investment case is about domestic change in these countries

LPFA to take half of assets in-house

Pension scheme will move to cut cost of external fund managers


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