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James Mackintosh finds the debate about the structure of the financial system is heating up again

Bond liquidity fears hit asset managers

State Street says cash is being hoarded because of stress tests

BlackRock enters UK drawdown market

US group responds to new freedoms

Third of investors refuse to back HSBC pay

Shareholders rebel in spite of bonus cuts to reflect bank fines

China banks balk at local debt-swap plan

Several provincial governments forced to postpone bond auctions

EU and US aim for May in derivatives deal

Regulators negotiating end to two-year clearing house rules dispute

HSBC threatens to move HQ from UK

Hong Kong regulator welcomes bank’s decision to launch review

Google's Schmidt buys NY hedge fund stake

Investment vehicle acquires 20% stake in DE Shaw

US fears European sequel to Lehman

Policy makers worry eurozone officials are too optimistic about dealing with a potential Grexit

Hedge funds bet big on oil price rally

Move comes as energy companies expect ‘lower for longer’ oil

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