UK banks axe branches in favour of digital

Focus on internet and cost-cutting is changing high street banking

Nasdaq lifts share buyback limit by $500m

US exchange set to resume buybacks after cutting debt

Solving the too-big-to-fail puzzle

Changes to derivatives contracts mark big step forward

The European market data debate

Europe in dispute over providing trading data to investors

Credit Suisse cuts investment bank again

Aim is to cut leverage exposure by a further SFr70bn

Interest turmoil leads to CME record

Futures and options volume surge during October volatility

Co-op blamed for doomed Lloyds branches deal

MPs call for probe into managers, regulators and auditors

UK watchdog challenges EU bank pay clamp

Bailey says this year’s awards likely to be paid despite EBA move

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Regulator criticises HSBC and First Trust

CMA says banks forced SMEs to open accounts when taking loans

Wall Street wants cyber security group

Group calls for inter-agency government task force

Job Moves: who is hiring and where

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

Turquoise lures block trades to dark pool

Trading platform signs up seven banks and brokers to use service

Entu insulated as chill hits junior market

Plucky business has net cash and yield on shares is 8%

BoE lashes out at EU bonus cap rules

Goldman Sachs: strong medicine

Goldman needs volatility – but not too much

Markets are thirsting for liquidity

This week’s price gyrations show that the degree to which assets can be traded matters hugely

UBS in US talks over forex probe deal

Swiss bank could become the first lender to strike deal

Clearing house recovery plan urged

Regulators’ report says clearing houses continuity ‘essential’

Tougher shadow bank rules ‘only the start’

Experts say regulators are leaving open the option of more regulation in future

Hargreaves Lansdown cool on bank licence

Fund supermarket deterred by stream of negative European regulation