Deutsche and Commerzbank held merger talks

Germany’s two biggest banks concluded it was not the right time to combine

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Female fund staff say there has not been enough progress for women in the industry
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Apple ruling sparks angry reaction in US

Charles Schumer calls €13bn penalty ‘cheap money grab’ by the EU

Goldman pushes US bond market algo

Computer program allows for immediate execution of a trade

UBS hires psychologists to revamp research

Swiss bank attempts to improve its investment ideas

BoJ is the big whale in Japanese stocks

Central bank policy warps equity, bond, currency and Reit markets

Florence skyline in the morning

Italy real estate funds are hot property

Hedge funds launch tender offers to buy out retirees

DBS undercuts rates with $750m cocos sale

Singapore bank sells bonds at half the cost of European rivals

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Apple hit with €13bn EU tax penalty

Brussels urges other authorities to extract more tax from tech giant

KKR’s Liu to leave to set up own firm

Buyout group shuffles Asia leadership

Paytm raising fresh funds at $5bn valuation

Funding round bucks trend of slowing investment in tech sector


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