Is asset management a systemic risk?

Effective regulatory crackdown may come too late

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Facebook parks tanks on YouTube’s lawn

Social network becomes increasingly popular with video publishers


Danger of power-wielding investors on show

Proposals have logic but may not seem fair to all

HK feels heat over dual-class shares

Securities and Futures Commission will not be able to keep an open mind for very long

Wrangling blurs US bank performances

Different pots of cash contribute to a snapshot of performance that is hardly clear, writes Tom Braithwaite

IPOs are going downhill fast

Decline highlights need to balance investment protection with encouragement

Public investors seek private tech deals

Fidelity and BlackRock are backing fundraising rounds

Russia faces long balancing act for banks

Sector is facing its biggest crisis since 2009 global recession

SGX needs to serve up equities revival

Singapore’s chances of ever attracting big-ticket IPOs appear to remain slim

Learn from China on infrastructure deals

Project finance has appeal for insurers and pension funds

Ofcom must fix BT’s bungled unbundling

Clock is ticking for UK regulator to simplify bespoke structure, writes Jonathan Ford

Tech boom 2.0: Is this time different?

Plenty of reasons to argue that this boom is not like the last

Areva must escape long shadow of the state

Nuclear group does not need EDF merger but better managers and less interference

Credit Suisse makes a refreshing choice

Bank will benefit from Asia and wealth management expertise

Tougher regulation hits investment banks

Deutsche’s imminent U-turn begs the question who actually makes money from investment banking

End of spat boosts Coms

Disunity took more than half of the value of the shares

LSE has gone from prey to predator

A decade ago most observers expected group to be swallowed in the first wave of consolidation

Brooks welcomed back to News Corp fold

Editor’s return shows Rupert Murdoch’s faith in his old hands

Browne should think twice on gas deal

If other nations follow London on L1, former BP boss may regret move, writes Sarah Gordon

India: if you can make it there . . .

Manufacturing in India requires hope and a nuanced strategy


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