Impending ITG record fine dents trust

Brokerage prepares to settle with SEC over dark pool

WeWork eyes new lease of life for offices

Start-up attracts landlords who hope to house hip ventures

Standard Chartered: furrowed brows

Winters spoke a lot about returns but the first-half numbers were troubling

LSE says sale of Russell unit on track

Exchange’s comments come as it reports strong half-year results

StanChart: the Vin Diesel recovery plan

Fast and furious start needs to settle into a comfortable cycle of crowd-pleasing performances

StanChart cuts dividend after profit fall

Emerging markets bank reduces payout to conserve capital

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L&G eases concerns on capital requirements

Insurer shrugs off impact of UK pension overhaul

Low bond yield boost for social landlords

Housing associations secure record pricing on £208m issue

Indonesia struggles to boost FDI

Analysts say Widodo’s policies have not matched up to his rhetoric

Société Générale pledges to boost buffer

French lender’s net income jumps fuelled by market turbulence

Lending Club expansion plans undimmed

Narrowing losses as online lending growth continues apace

Neiman Marcus readies for IPO

Private equity owners seek exit after paying $6bn in 2013

Mediobanca takes control of Cairn Capital

Italian investment bank makes first foreign acquisition in 70 years

Q&A: Pimco and the SEC’s bond ETF probe

Why is the regulator considering action against the company?

Pimco’s Total Return ETF probed by SEC

Asset manager under investigation over securities valuations and whether it misled investors

Bessent quits Soros group to launch fund

Billionaire investor makes $2bn allocation to Key Square Group

Egypt: New foundations

Plan offers hope to Egyptians living in unregulated, poor housing

Pimco could face protracted SEC battle

US agency has been cracking down on exchange traded funds

Hedge funds make quick buck on RBS sale

Speculators bet on shares falling before government stake sale

Greek banks fall a further 30%

Sector makes sustained heavy losses as pace of wider selling eases

Lessons learnt from crisis that never was

Sometimes the biggest potential risks are staring you in the face

Direct Line shares lifted by profits rise

Insurer benefits from lack of bad weather even as motor premiums price war rolls on

RBS short sellers embarrass Osborne

Share fall hints traders benefited at the expense of taxpayers

European banks issue record Rmb bonds

Debt total of $2.7bn is five times more than last year

Illicit credit threat to Iran bank system

Shadow sector poses stiff competition to legitimate lenders

Crédit Agricole hit by restructuring fear

French lender signals regulator has ‘highlighted constraints’

Rajan stresses RBI policy independence

India bank governor allays fears over New Delhi power curb

UK starts process of selling RBS stake

Initial tranche of £2bn of shares to be placed with institutions

Standard Life chief urges pensions clarity

Government tinkering is putting off savers, says Keith Skeoch

Lending crackdown threatens refinancing

Healthy but very leveraged companies at risk amid rules shake-up

Osborne runs out of patience with RBS

Chancellor takes political risk by selling at a loss for taxpayer

ValueAct takes stake in Smiths Group

US activist revealed as investor days after Rolls-Royce move

RBS fortunes rose and fell under 3 chiefs

Goodwin built empire, Hester led turnround, McEwan sees sell-off

Gulliver plays down pivot to Asia strategy

HSBC chief denies market volatility in China has affected plans

Promontory suspended over StanChart work

NY regulator challenges consultancy over Iran sanctions review

RBS: about time, too

The UK is finally selling some shares in the bank

Exor/Partner Re: Safety in numbers

Conglomerates, even interesting ones, demand a discount

HSBC: being picky

Bank is becoming more choosy about where it deploys its money

Paris landlords plan action on rent caps

Property agencies say controversial set of measures will deter investment

Hayes conviction a big victory for SFO

UK agency risked reputation in pursuing Libor case against trader


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