Regulators tiptoe around telecoms mergers

Authorities are strangely acquiescent over collapsing competition

Job Moves: who is hiring and where

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

Fines fail to spur banks into action

BNY Mellon penalty highlights how groups still face fines

BNY Mellon fined record £126m by FCA

US bank failed to comply with customer account ringfencing rules

Virtu IPO aims to show friendly HFT side

Bigger is better in the cut-throat world of rapid-fire trading

Hong Kong exchange becomes world’s largest

Asian bourse displaces US’s CME following share price surge

Goldman sets new targets on executive pay

Bank responds to shareholder calls for tougher industry standards

Bats proposal may boost US small-caps

Proposal by the US stock exchange to turn away thinly-traded stocks could improve market liquidity

Bats to remove illiquid stocks from its exchanges

Rare move from stock exchange operator aims to improve liquidity

Shell deal likely to face global scrutiny

Watchdogs expected to focus on LNG and could force divestitures

Defender of market complexity leaves SEC

Gregg Berman is a moderate on the risks of high-frequency trading

IMF seeks stress tests for asset managers

Risks to global stability from $76tn in trades are rising

Eurozone banks: deferring the inevitable

Deferred tax credits are allowed for now, but a fix is on the way

Fast forex moves raise liquidity worries

Bank traders, investors and analysts are questioning the mechanics of the market

Ukraine’s debt haircut showdown looms

Foreign bondholders wait to see what Russia decides to do

Bank risk is a many-splendoured thing

Things you didn't know you needed to know about regulation

Mifid II needs to uphold spirit of reform

Michael Spencer, Xavier Rolet and Hans-Ole Jochumsen urge Esma to ensure open access

Europe urged to uphold market reforms

Exchange chiefs say ‘guiding vision’ of Mifid II must be upheld

Traders’ alarm at Europe’s stricter rules

Industry needs to step up efforts to inform policy makers

Watchdog probes sale of financial data

Fake cold-calling company bought records of 15,000 people