Rethink needed for monetary policy role

Iceland’s reform proposals may go too far but are worth consideration

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Concerns over sovereign wealth fund’s lack of oversight at companies it invests in
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New low-volatility net asset value structure could curtail source of short-term finance

Vickers rejects banks’ ringfencing fears

Separate retail unit cannot ‘just go wandering off on its own’

Protect asset managers from doom-mongers

Regulators should calibrate their response to risk, not inflict pain on mutual funds, writes Huw van Steenis

Deutsche rejects claim Jain lobbied for traders’ €130m bonus

BaFin report takes comments out of context, says bank

Greek heat dries up new stock sales in EU

Companies wary of issuing new bonds or shares in uncertain climate

Willis and Towers Watson in $18bn merger

Combined group to have $8bn of revenues

Japan Post kicks off TSE listing process

Japan Post and two units seek stock exchange clearance for IPOs

SEC fines KKR over ‘broken’ buyout charges

Failure to disclose how expenses were charged for failed bids

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Private equity recalls 2007 — and sells

Leveraged buyouts have been absent, but exits hit a record level

Fund managers fight against ‘unbundling’

Practitioners fight direct purchase of brokers’ research


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