Regulator outlines scope of banking probe

FCA to focus on choice and transparency in capital markets and M&A

Eemar Misr IPO seen as positive for Egypt

Stock market starts to recover from effects of political turmoil

Master chart: Goldin one-month share price

Goldin units mixed after plunge

Goldin Properties up 5% and closes Goldin Financial 3% lower

Roddy Cambell

Campbell and Sieghart — Vrumi with a view

Sir David Scholey targeted by activists; also Barclays’ troubled path, and Alain Juppé

Lenders pour cash into UK property market

Funding jumps sharply amid poor returns from other asset classes

‘Challenger’ banks similar to big lenders

New entrants unlikely to attract customers and offer competition

Piraeus Bank offloads Egyptian operation

Sale means rare piece of good news for Greek financial sector

Univision buys The Root

US’s largest Hispanic media group looks to become more diverse

Paris attacks UK’s EU bank reform opt-out

Dry run in UK push for special treatment within single market

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Shareholders punished for sins of trader

Fines are an expensive way of forcing a bank to change its culture

Banks caught in forex probe braced for legal barrage

Civil lawsuits expected after $5.6bn settlement

A cautionary tale from Chinese business

When polluters go unpunished, we must be prepared to live in a toxic environment, writes Joe Zhang

Bank fines credited for culture shift

UK regulator says penalties change behaviour despite repeated scandals

HK market under scrutiny as Goldin falls

Loss of $36bn in market cap draws attention to market rules

Dodd-Frank reform fight ends in stalemate

Chance of near-term changes to post-crisis act seen as remote

A leg-up on to the UK property ladder

Anything that allows more equity and less debt must improve financial stability, writes Neil Record

Pension fears for 1990s divorcees

Lawyers warn new pensions freedoms could affect historic divorce settlements

More than $16bn wiped off HK’s Goldin

Share plunge raises regulatory questions after Hanergy sell-off

Raiffeisen and Erste: battling

Austrian lenders face different challenges further east in Europe

Credit derivatives deserve a revival

Investors will need all the help — or instruments — they can find to hedge risks in the next year

Investec eyes growth in wealth management

Bank sees opportunities in rising number of rich Chinese people

Electra prepares for rematch with Sherborne

Activist investor returns to circle private equity group

Executives hold shares for longer

Shift to extended holding periods follows a campaign by Fidelity

Hong Kong: gamble with care

Regulatory action not necessarily needed after Hanergy and Goldin

Lenders’ boards to answer for risk-taking

PRA says directors will be held collectively responsible for managing financial safety

India’s microfinance groups bounce back

Sector’s loan portfolio soars 61% last year to a record $6bn

Raiffeisen says no pressure to raise capital

Austrian bank in drive to reduce exposure to riskier markets

Bank fraud fears rise after reform dispute

London refuses to sign up to European authorities’ new measures

Goldin losses wipe $20bn off market cap

Both units of Hong Kong conglomerate plunge over two days

Deutsche Bank’s Jain to lead shake-up

Co-chief handed responsibility for €3.5bn cost-cutting plan

Cœuré speech highlights financiers’ links

ECB board member released information to select audience

Thomas Cook draws public outrage

Final error bosses made was failing to meet the Shepherds

Lawsky quits DFS to set up his own firm

New York regulator pushed up penalties for US and foreign banks

Six banks fined $5.6bn over forex

Latest penalties bring FX manipulation fines to $10bn

Private debt boom boosts ICG assets

Funds surge as institutional investors seek alternatives to banks

Bank fines: wrong reaction

The relief rally is inappropriate, investors should be livid

Culture of impunity and immunity

Multibillion-dollar fines show that what was all right before is not all right now

Sutherland to leave Goldman Sachs

Ex-Ireland attorney-general will work for UN on migrant issues

Global state investors shift into property

Fears over whether public sector is helping to inflate bubbles

Ex-banker considers Commons Treasury committee bid

Tory MP wants to end City-bashing as key chairmanships open up

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