KKR steps up in-house investments

Buyout group’s quarterly earnings misses expectations

Nasdaq earnings boosted by acquisitions

Exchange operator’s revenues rise 16% in spite of weak volumes

Lloyds to pay up to £300m Libor fines

Settlement reached with US and UK regulators

5.11 Tactical owner gunning for IPO

Owner eyes sale or listing of police uniform and weapons maker

Lancashire founder leaves with £80m

Package of cash and warrants hits shareholders’ return on equity

Lazard earnings hit record on M&A rebound

Bank gains from surge in deal activity back to pre-crisis levels

M Stanley draws $275m line under SEC case

Deal marks end of regulator’s probes linked to financial crisis

Itochu and CP Group agree $1bn tie-up

Japanese trading house diversifies in deal with Thai billionaire

Barclays defends ‘dark pool’ venue

Court asked to dismiss US lawsuit over high-frequency trading

Martin Currie bought by Legg Mason of US

Marks end of over 130 years as privately owned fund boutique

Sale of Grosvenor hotel has Indian look

Detained tycoon Roy considers £550m bid from Poonawallas

Bank provisions: be prepared

New rules have the potential to result in a more robust system

Danske Bank raises profits forecast

London brokers face research shake-up

Some contemplate adopting a subscription model

£1bn docklands plan receives go ahead

Planning permission given to Asian Business Port in east London

Broker research faces greater scrutiny

Proposal for analysts to be divided between junior and senior

Accounting standards change hits banks

Model moves from incurred to expected loss

EU’s ‘covered bond’ decline is no loss

Regulators want switch to asset-backed securities for bank funding

EU to weigh extensive sanctions on Russia

Mortgage woes set to hit 2.3m households

Number struggling to cover payments expected to double by 2018

S&P could face charges over debt ratings

Rating agency receives Wells notice from SEC

GSK stumbles in the final furlong

Advair drug disappoints as group heads into period of transition

StanChart urged to start Sands succession plan

Standard Chartered: bank charges

UK-based lender’s rivalry with Asian groups is heating up

Gowex affair raises ghost of German defeat

Troubles at Spain’s MAB mirror those of Frankfurt’s Neuer Markt

Bricks come loose from StanChart tower

Deutsche Bank’s US regulatory woes deepen

NY Fed warning on bank’s reporting raises stress test fears

Goldman rebuked over £1m legal fees claim

Judge takes unusual swipe at unitemised bill

‘Uncertainty’ for UK wealth managers

Lower trading commissions for Brewin Dolphin and Charles Stanley

Green light for US money market funds reform

SEC finalises rules aimed at preventing run on investments

New CVC fund targets technology companies

Buyout group approaches investors to raise $750m

Cyprus seeks buyer for failed bank

FBME nationalised after money-laundering claims

Metro Bank continues to draw in customers

Deposits rise sharply to £2bn but lender remains lossmaking

RBS accused of being ‘wilfully obtuse’

Bank admits unit is a ‘profit centre’ weeks after denying this was the case

Arbuthnot eyes invoice discounting launch

Move underlines rise of challenger banks stepping in where larger banks retreat

Deutsche Bank shares fall on NY Fed censure

German bank criticised over ‘unreliable’ regulatory reports

William O’Brien departs BATS

Stock exchange provides no reason for executive’s sudden exit

StanChart expansion grinds to a halt

Worst profits slide in more than 12 years as Asia rivals race ahead

Middle age catches up with StanChart

Once-vigorous bank faces decline and questions on strategy

Credit Suisse faces calls for radical cuts

Doubts surface over whether shake-up is enough

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