Krona jumps after Sweden holds rates

Riksbank sounds positive tone ahead of ECB policy announcement

Omega says ‘risk parity’ helped tip market

Chorus of investors perturbed by esoteric trading strategies grows

Pressure mounts on BofA to split top jobs

Proxy adviser Glass Lewis turns up heat over Moynihan’s roles

Tiger Global fund hit by China stocks fall

Ackman and Paulson also suffer from rout in equity markets

Deutsche leaves open possibility of China stake sale

Questions over Hua Xia holding but broader withdrawal ruled out

European banks: loss recognition

IFRS 9 will improve transparency and comparability, at a cost

Fosun on the hunt despite share price dip

China conglomerate continues search for more ‘pearls’

Ukraine: Costs of conflict

A debt deal agreed with the IMF and creditors averted default but the war-torn country’s worries are far from over

Banks should not game accounting rules

New standards governing bank worth need to be tougher

Kleinwort seeks to fend off Fosun

Bank turns to France’s Oddo to beat Chinese group’s €675m bid

Inflows put hedge funds to the test

Increase in money from pension funds puts pressure on fees

European banks fight back in fixed income

US banks lose market share in bond, currency and commodities trading

Malaysia’s economic frailty is too familiar

The country is facing comparisons with the 1997 financial crisis

Low inflation adds to ECB conundrum

Projection downgrades expected to dominate governing council meeting on Thursday

Chinese bid for Novo Banco collapses

Exclusive talks between Anbang and Portuguese lender terminated

Love affair with caravans drives merger

Private equity-owned Park Resorts and Parkdean Holidays to unite

Banks face €61.5bn hit from rule change

UK pension group dubs IFRS 9 as ‘fundamentally flawed’

India pulls back from $6.4bn tax raid

Government will not apply MAT to foreign institutional investors

Northern Trust flags surge in ESG funds

Growth spurred by shift towards more responsible investing

China’s bank questions will not go away

Equities debacle means Beijing is no longer seen as infallible

Clever marketeers crashed the economy

The new breed has run banking far less well than less intellectually distinguished predecessors

Carlyle in £500m Innovation Group deal

UK insurance claims technology specialist acquired just months after it set out restructuring plans

Co-op shares headed for online auction

Asset Match platform to determine price in seven-day auction

Stakes high as Big Four push for M&A work

Professional services groups are aggressively luring bankers

Trafigura lifts Pacific Exploration stake

Commodity trader controls more than 10 per cent of Latin America’s largest independent oil producer

Crunch time for insurers on capital rules

Sharp share price falls at two Dutch groups highlight risks

KPMG to open own Mayfair members club

Admission to select London townhouse open to clients or partners

RBS role to test Davies’s skills

Many challenges await the executive who has navigated many paths

Low oil price puts pressure on US banks

Regulators urge lenders to classify some loans as troubled assets

BNY close to resolving software glitch

Mutual funds examine how many customer trades need reprocessing

Brazilian banks: spreading the love

Some lenders could prosper though the economy struggles

Investment banks outshine parent groups

Step-change ushers in widespread belief that earnings prowess has been restored

Matchi links banks with fintech start-ups

Lenders sign up to use the online portal to team up on projects

P2P lender Zopa names Janardana as chief

Founder Andrews becomes chairman as platform targets more savers

British Airways in landmark pensions case

Millions and role of trustees at stake in pensions clash

FCA looks into Aviva-Friends Life tie-up

UK regulator concerned over possible leaks and share price moves

Allianz and Canadian fund eye UK airport

German insurer and Borealis explore bid to US owners

China P2P lender banks on social media use

China Rapid Finance uses Tencent data to judge creditworthiness

New age beliefs fail to help Uralsib bank

One of Russia’s top private banks searches for a buyer

BofA investors to vote on Moynihan roles

Some upset over chairman and chief jobs being recombined


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