EU accounting rules could mask new crisis

Financial institutions have to guess likelihood of loan default

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Bill Gross poses at investment firm Janus Capital Group, Inc. in Denver, Colorado in this undated handout photo provided by Figge Photography on October 10, 2014. Gross, in his first public appearance since his shocking departure from Pimco, said there will be more flexibility in managing less money at Janus Capital Group Inc, but said he was disappointed over being forced to leave Pimco. REUTERS/Figge Photography/Handout via Reuters (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS PROFILE) ATTENTION EDITORS - NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS ©Reuters
Latest move of Bill Gross’s new company will expand fixed-income presence
An employee adjusts a valve wheel at the central processing plant for oil and gas at the Salym Petroleum Development oil fields near Salym, Russia, on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Salym Petroleum Development, the venture between Shell and Gazprom Neft, has started drilling the first of five horizontal wells over the next two years that will employ multi-fracturing technology, according to a statement today. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg
Membership of lobby group muddles climate change message, says ShareAction’s Catherine Howarth

Executives fear asset management iTunes

Four-fifths of senior fund staff expect market to be disrupted

SEC officials debate fines in public

‘Troubling message’ sent by US regulator’s ruling on liability

Lyxor had ‘no choice’ in Greek ETF block

Asset manager stopped investors withdrawing their money

China steel dragon loses US coal appetite

It may be too late to save the coal industry from looming financial disaster, says John Dizard

Battle of Congressional budget accounting

Modelling the financial impact of legislation is a political hot potato, says Stephen Foley

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A bubbly corner of shadow banking

Tom Stabile wonders if the direct-lending feeding frenzy is sustainable

Asia’s ESG challenges hold opportunities

Companies and technologies are being developed to tackle problems

Swedbank’s closet-tracking claim rejected

Swedish government body accused of buckling under lobbying

Warning on ‘excessive search for yield’

OECD cautions pension funds on aggressive shift into alternatives

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