Eric Cantor heads to Wall Street

The Virginia Republican joins boutique investment bank Moelis & Co

Banks warn on new global funding rules

Basel regulations will make key equities trades more expensive

Modi chides China as he embraces Japan

Summit with Abe seen as part of effort to counterbalance Chinese influence in Asia

Japan wage growth boosts Asia bourses

Nikkei 225, Shanghai Composite and S&P/ASX 200 all positive

Tories’ uneasy peace on Europe at risk

Memories still fresh of the 1990s infighting that tore party apart

Rosneft seeks China investor for oilfield

Deal would be most significant Chinese investment in Russian oil

Egypt unveils $8bn Suez Canal investment

President kicks off first phase in vast public works scheme

Guerra exits Luxottica with €45m package

Founder Leonardo del Vecchio takes over as executive chairman

China stance on HK voting sparks protests

Critics accuse Beijing of creating a ‘sham’ democracy

Goldman lent $835m to BES before bailout

Deal with Portuguese lender could inflict losses on US bank

Mallya declared ‘wilful defaulter’ by bank

Indian liquor baron opted not to repay loan, says UBI

Comment and Analysis

India’s economic confidence returns

Growth bounce lifts spirits but it hides vulnerabilities

Working pensioners offer Germany a boost

Teutonic Shift: Companies turn to older workers amid skills shortage

Putin will not cut off Europe’s gas

The EU could weather the winter without importing Russian energy, says Matthew Bryza

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