Italy seeks private Monte Paschi bailout

Plans includes raising €5bn to avert nationalisation of lender

Economic downturn bites in Dubai

Crude slump forces Gulf governments to cut spending

Singapore toughens bank probes after 1MDB

Regulator admits scandal has tainted city-state’s reputation

US stocks retreat from record highs

Trading cautious ahead of busy week

Trading volumes soar as S&P breaks record

Number of shares traded in the Americas up 23% in H1

Fed & BoJ: big questions for markets

Investors and traders need to reassess chance of US rate rise