RBS made major error in stress test

State-backed lender asks accountants to check UK figures

Yoga and beer at UK’s first community pub

Residents mobilise to block property developer and save their local

Call to close short selling loophole

European lawmakers urge rethink on hedge fund anonymous bets

Aviva closes in on deal to buy Friends Life

£5.6bn acquisition would transform UK pensions industry

BoE probes money auction rigging fears

Suspicion over possible manipulation of liquidity moves in 2007-8

Thomas Middelhoff: fall of a dotcom evangelist

Former Bertelsmann chief finds sentence humiliating

Senators grill Dudley on bank regulation

New York Fed president accused of being too close to Wall Street

No need for Tiger’s elaborate camouflage

Short selling is a legitimate activity that does not need to be disguised

Santander to launch investment platform

Bank plans return to sector a year after £12.4m fine

Fed eyes curbs on bank commodities trade

Regulator to propose rule in 2015 to address concern over risk

Interest-only loans tipped for resurgence

‘Pendulum has swung too far’

The fine line between privacy and secrecy

Data concerns are a distraction from the need for transparency

US banks: risk commodities

Banks have been criticised for their commodities businesses, but the market has already changed

Chart that tells a story – Reits

Specialist property owners outperform bigger generalists

City Insider: Sir Mike Jackson, g7enius idea?

Sir Mike Jackson, Nomura’s Bennett, Man Group and Transparency Int’l

Ineos boss pitches fracking

Ratcliffe’s big problem is footloose environmentalists

Fed asks whether it is too close to banks

Review to analyse potential ‘regulatory capture’ by the Wall Street groups the regulator oversees

Bill Gross to manage $500m for Soros

Commitment is larger than the Janus fund raised in all of October

Osborne drops challenge to bank bonus cap

ECJ advocate general rejects UK objection to curbs

RBS fined £56m for IT meltdown

Failure left 6.5m customers unable to access accounts

Goldman Sachs/NY Fed: wrong door

It’s where an alleged rogue banker was not working that matters

RBS fine signals tougher approach to risk

New UK watchdog issues first penalties

Banks hit back over commodities risks

Executives dispute Senate report’s claims of market manipulation

Square to launch Register app worldwide

Payments company pushes to diversify its revenue streams

Start-ups struggle to deal with criticism

Tech industry needs to know when to take criticism to heart

Silver Lake looks to turn WME into gold

Technology-focused investor bets on Hollywood power brokers for its next digital windfall

Aged IT exposes big banks to young rivals

The RBS failure is seen as a symptom of a make do and mend culture

Tiger Global’s short-selling web

Hedge fund sets up shells in Cayman in search of profit

Wonga parts company with interim chief

Weller leaves payday lender after six months in the job

Short selling: Questions and answers

How betting against a security works

Anonymous Quindell short-seller revealed

Web of Cayman shell companies lead back to Tiger Global

Investec plans to align key services

Access to banking and investment to be enhanced amid profits rise

Goldman fires staff for alleged NY Fed breach

Former banker accused of accessing confidential information

BBVA gambles on Turkish growth

The €2bn investment in Garanti comes as sector navigates risks

BNP shakes up investment banking unit

French bank integrates capital markets activity

View: China’s banks face disruption

Online competition is shaking up market

Ukraine takes its toll on Raiffeisen Bank

Austrian lender reveals impact of Russian tensions

Japan’s stimulus plan is foolhardy

It carries risks that could seriously affect the global economy

KPMG laps up McLaren’s F1-style analytics

Racing team in tie-up with auditor to apply technology to world of auditing

Catastrophes could cost banks $15bn

Senate probe points to dangers of owning physical commodities units


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