‘Uncertainty’ for UK wealth managers

Lower trading commissions for Brewin Dolphin and Charles Stanley

US approves 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

Bank union seen as risk to voice at EU

Eurozone project to drain UK influence

Jazz club joins Italian listing surge

Blue Note Milano is first such venue to list its shares

Renaissance defends role amid Senate tax probe

Hedge fund alleged to have misused financial structures

Regulators warn on Libor reform

Administrators failed to show they improved accuracy, Iosco says

Beazley cautious despite profits jump

Insurer warns of downward pressure on premiums

Bank M&A: Strategically Important

Deal shows CIT aim to spread costs of Sifi compliance over larger company

Bank of Cyprus eyes post-crisis bond sale

Nation’s biggest bank also arranging a €1bn share issue

Credit Suisse: cutting edges

More cuts may be required at the Swiss bank

Thain’s CIT snaps up OneWest for $3.4bn

State pension deferment rate to be cut

Annual rate will fall to 5.8% from April 2016

Competitive pressure at banks can be bad

There is no such thing as ‘free’ current account banking

StanChart UK domicile seen as burden

Credit Suisse’s commodities exit in focus

Swiss bank blames tighter regulation and lower profitability

Hot ETF sellers give distribution its due

Fast-growing firms credit heavy investments in sales forces

Citigroup curbs Napier Park capital links

US bank has withdrawn proprietary capital invested in hedge fund

Canary Wharf project wins approval

Extension includes more than 3,000 homes

Leslau sells Max Property to Blackstone

Entrepreneur says £448m deal is not calling top of property market

Credit Suisse investment bank to shrink

Move to pull out of commodities trading

Financial woes of bank’s owners hit home

Inevitable fire sale puts pressure on empire’s prized asset

US Senate ire at $6bn tax ‘fiction’

Renaissance Technologies, Deutsche Bank and Barclays accused

Tesco’s investors yet to feel the love

Shares might not outperform for quite a while following CEO change

BES to appoint adviser for balance sheet

Pensions overhaul under fire from MPs

Select committee criticise choice of partners to implement reforms

Make the Barclays-Goldman comparison

Share prices of these very different banks have diverged markedly

Barclays ‘dark pool’ trades dry up

Top US banks see loan losses tumble

Lending strengthened and credit quality improved

Fund managers braced for market shake-up

New US rules cast doubt on direction of $900bn of assets

Julius Baer acquires Bank Leumi unit

Swiss private bank’s profits rise to SFr178.9m in first half

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