Palm oil producers face perfect storm

Bumper US soyabean crop and slow China demand drag price to 5-year low

Investors tap into IEX fundraising

Trading venue featured in Flash Boys aims to join the big league

Fears grow over possible Home Depot breach

Security analyst says suspected attack could be bigger than Target’s

McCarthy & Stone makes retirement move

Move to cash in on growing demand from over-65s

Jefferies revenues hit record $835m

Independent bank’s results spurred by bumper deal environment

PPI complaints fall by nearly a third

Latest figures suggest storm over consumer scandal is dying down

Indian banks: wilful neglect

The country needs savings, investment – and bankruptcy laws

Vijay Mallya, chairman of UB Group, poses during a launch of his latest whiskey brand in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008. Mallya touches down at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport in his Airbus Corporate Jet on the afternoon of Jan. 19. Photographer: Namas Bhojani/Bloomberg News

Vijay Mallya feels Indian bankers’ ire

Anger at failure of wealthy to repay loans to state banks

Jefferies revenues jump to $835m

Record figure from investment bank seen as bellwether for sector

Predators eye opportunities to swoop in Asia

More widespread openings in the region are expected as both the level and the cost of debt rises

Scots poll has investors rushing for cover

West considers penalty against Putin

Sanctions list could be extended to cover 2018 World Cup

Moelis / Cantor: the buck stops here

It is not clear Eric Cantor’s contacts are the right ones

Banks want to keep your digital ID in their vaults

Tianhe shares halted after Anonymous report

Hacker group claims Chinese chemicals group is ‘a massive fraud’

Cantor receives $3.4m for joining Moelis

Ex-Republican leader to take seat on boutique bank’s board

Barratt edges towards FTSE 100 exit door

Housebuilder is likely to be excluded from market index

Help to Buy construction rises

More than 11,000 homes backed during spring building season

Quindell and RAC unravel car venture

Aim-quoted company to take full control of ‘black box’ operation

Barclays meets goal with unit’s sale

Disposal of Spanish arm allows chief to hit year-end target

Lock-up expiries will unlock IPO demand

Bolt cutters won’t be needed for 23 main market businesses

Banks warn on new global funding rules

Spanish banks: home alone

Overseas banks are getting out of Spain, leaving domestic lenders to consolidate

Tullett CEO eyes electronic trading push

Goldman lent $835m to BES before bailout

Deal with Portuguese lender could inflict losses on US bank

Financial reforms will not help crises

Unlike a bailout, bailing in creditors will inflict losses on other financial institutions

Mallya declared ‘wilful defaulter’ by bank

Barclays loses £500m on Spanish sale

Deal cements Caixabank’s position as largest retail bank in Spain

Berkeley reports housing market steadying

Homebuilder points to ‘stable’ environment in southeast England

Carlyle enlists Rake for RAC flotation

Move coincides with CBI chief’s decision to quit Barclays’ board

China’s bad bank clean-up crew

The work-out groups set to take burden of souring loans

Citi pays allowances to avoid bonus cap

US bank joins peers in boosting fixed pay

Carlyle settles to avoid trial by jury

Deal ends allegations that largest PE groups fixed prices

Emaar’s Dubai IPO marks regional revival

Planned October listing shows improving post-crisis fortunes

Private equity’s oil interests go global

Private investors pile into virgin fields beyond North America

Draghi approaches his Abenomics moment

The question is whether large-scale QE will do more good than harm

Official data mask China’s bank problems

US bonds are tracking ECB policy

European monetary easing could aid Fed exit strategy

US banking: too small to fail

Small US banks are punching above their weight

Experts warn banks of more cyber attacks

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