Relief for London as HSBC opts to stay

Government’s attempts to put end to ‘banker bashing’ pay off

PwC seeks 1,000-plus data scientists

Data engineers, statisticians and machine-learning experts sought

Online P2P lenders eye high street move

LendInvest looks at buying a traditional high street outfit

Cambian’s failings test investors’ nerve

Care home group must juggle capex without compromising on quality

David Dyson

O2 deal good for competition — Three chief

Merger would fix ‘imbalance’ whereby the big two squeeze out smaller groups, Dyson says

S Africa accused over Glencore mine deal

Ministry denies putting pressure on company over coal mine sale


Banks listen in to traders’ phone calls

Challenge is to weed out evidence of market abuse from banter

SFO faces loss of powers to crime agency

Plan raises concerns over possibility of political interference

Anglo admits mistiming asset disposals

Chief executive under pressure to show he can lead recovery

Investors split over oil majors’ payouts

European oil groups warned against cutting dividends

Citi’s top bankers could avoid UK rules

London-based global managers could be excluded from new regime

Metro risks being more a challenged bank

£1.7bn flotation is bold move for a lender needing to lower costs

BAE to name Woodburn as operations chief

Former Schlumberger executive is seen as preferred successor to defence group’s chief

Small-cap Week, February 13

Cambian, Motive Television, 88 Energy and Cyan in the news

Week in Review, February 13

Asahi, Mylan, Google, Pinewood and European banks in the news

Rolls-Royce lauded for turnround progress

Shares surge on chief’s 2016 guidance despite dividend cut

Independent sails into uncharted waters

Self-styled quality had rare non-partisan political stance

Nationwide loses mortgage market share

Signs that UK challenger banks are starting to take business

Investors have hawk-eye on Wimbledon seats

Debenture sale for No. 1 Court could challenge price records

Countryside to price at bottom of range

Company’s return to listing comes as markets turn bearish


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