Surge in securities lending poses risks

Banks use ultra-safe bonds as compliance shortcut

Shanghai takes command in metals markets

Investors pile into trading, sending prices to multiyear lows

Bond market seeks repo clearing solution

Discussion focuses on placing trades in a clearing house

Exchanges urged to help in cyber defence

Utilities have key role in alerting markets to systemic attack

Terry Duffy, who says he has testified before the government ‘close to 80 times’

CME Group: Political clout counts

The company is set to profit from a US rate rise but it must fend off regulators and jealous rivals


Barclays fined $150m over forex trading

Bank allegedly rejected unprofitable trades and lied to clients

Jes Staley, Barclays' incoming chief executive
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Barclays faces another heavy forex fine

Penalty presents early test for incoming chief Jes Staley

New players break into credit derivatives

Dealer-dominated market under pressure from electronic traders

Job Moves: who is hiring and where

The latest job moves and coverage of people making the news in the world’s financial capitals

Shenzhen-HK false start boosts stocks

HKEx denies imminent launch after speech from May is published

Osborne’s Berlin speech: his proposals

What the UK wants in its EU renegotiation

Technology: Banks seek key to blockchain

Financial teams race to harness power of bitcoin infrastructure

Euroclear delays entry to T2S project

Belgian group deals blow to ambitious securities settlement IT project

Exchanges seek softer bank capital rules

Letter to Basel committee says leverage ratio could hit clearing

CME to offer real-time margin payments

US futures exchange backs service to speed up margin calls

Citadel joins LCH swaps clearing house

Chicago-based fund aims to disrupt dealer-dominated business

China’s financial institutions circle London

Rise in dollar-renminbi and derivatives trades show hub status

Futures bourses face new LSE threat

London Stock Exchange makes bet on changing fixed income market

LSE targets interest rate futures market

Drive is attempt to break rival’s hold on the sector

Draft rules hurt City’s China ambitions

Policymakers and banks wake up to draft’s full implications