Singapore's GIC eyes takeover of RAC

Deal worth about £2bn including debt could derail UK group’s IPO plans

Mandela’s widow warns on climate change

Graça Machel says world leaders’ pledges fail to match scale of problem

RBS forced to cut price of Citizens IPO

UK bank raises $3bn, $500m less than top of earlier sale range

Lenders struggle to engage with customers

Institutions are making huge efforts to bolster digital offerings for their clients

Is smart money on smartphone banking?

Banking over mobile phones has proved popular in Africa, India and Latin America, but has been slower to take off in Europe and the US

Banks launch new drive against cyber crime

Platform will warn institutions of threats to financial security

Raiffeisen Bank hit by Ukraine conflict

Vienna-based lender set to report full-year loss

Old Mutual eyes $2bn listing for US unit

Anglo-South African group to float a fifth of subsidiary

Banks face fresh curbs on leveraged loans

Groups that flout Fed guidance to face higher capital penalties

BNP Paribas chairman to step down

Senior adviser Lemierre favourite to replace Prot

Barclays hit by fines in UK and US

Not safeguarding clients’ cash sparks record £38m British penalty

Panmure shows signs of profit turnround

Stockbroker says it is beginning to recover from ThinkEquity buy

BoE wants US consultation on bank fines

Concerns over impact of mounting penalties on financial sector

HKEx’s stance leaves it out in the cold

Exchange forfeits deals on one-share-one-vote principle

Deutsche’s Fitschen charged over Kirch case

UK mortgage approvals fall in August

Housing market shows sign of cooling after year of surging prices

Close Brothers profits get loans boost

Lending arm fills market gap in funding for small business

Raiffeisen slumps after loss forecast

Bank loses more than tenth of its value due to crisis in Ukraine

Jimmy Choo confirms plans for London IPO

Housebuilder Miller joins expected rush of new offerings

China’s leadership needs entrepreneurs

Private sector one of most encouraging signs in China today

Arab Bank liable for terror financing

Wells Fargo brokerage arm fined $5m

Employee traded ahead of 2010 Burger King acquisition

UBS to post €1.1bn bail

Probe is one of several into bank’s wealth management business

US tries to revive mortgage bond market

Treasury hopes to entice investors into private-label products

US makes record $30m whistleblower award

‘Key original information’ supplied by individual overseas

Barclays faces record £38m FCA fine

Investment arm hit for failure to segregate client money

How Ireland’s Nama moved centre stage

The bad bank is arguably the country’s most important financial institution

Scottish infrastructure hiatus shows

The scrutiny of the poll by foreign investors was intense

UniCredit nears Pioneer-Santander deal

Babcock bond sale raises issuance hopes

Referendum weighed on Europe sales last week

China Property: alms up

Another China property cash call

Norway oil fund urged to adopt new model

Banks hope for ballot blow to Dodd-Frank

A Republican Senate is expected to revisit financial reforms

British Land penthouse breaks sale record

Company says it exceeded previous high of £5,000 per sq ft

Property finance in the crowd

As the sector grows, so do warnings of the risks

Bhargava to lead Barclays Wealth

State Street executive tapped to stem exodus of senior staff

Calpers’ exit sends hedge funds warning

Rules of engagement between public opinion and funds are shifting

Deutsche Bank fires currency trader

Electra dismisses Bramson’s plan

Activist investor wants to lead strategic overhaul of UK trust

Aldermore plans London IPO in October

Challenger bank says half-year pre-tax profit jumped 250%


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