Banks pull out of dozens of benchmarks

Withdrawals in wake of rate scandals could leave investors blind

Fink blames regulators for heated markets

BlackRock chief says tight regulation and low interest rates reward debtors

Fat-finger trade rattles Japan stocks

Broker erroneously enters Y68tn worth of orders in blue-chips

Fallon warns against further defence cuts

Defence secretary cites threats to global security

"We want genuine universal suffrage" - on the road near Hong Kong government headquarters
©Demetri Sevastopulo

Hong Kong students vow to escalate protests

Demonstrators threaten to occupy government buildings

FCA begins full investigation of Tesco

Probe follows £250m overstatement of expected profits

Sainsbury suffers fall in quarterly sales

First trading statement under new chief executive Mike Coupe

Boundary Dam Power Station in Estevan, Saskatchewan

SaskPower to launch carbon capture plant

Canadian utility aims to trap 90% of emissions from coal plant

East Ukraine becoming a frozen conflict

Lower-level violence marks carving out of rebel enclave

Goldman fund takes stake in Caxton

Petershill buys nearly 10% of macro hedge fund manager

France and Italy push for fiscal leniency

Move is likely to face opposition from Berlin

Comment and Analysis

Daniel Ivascyn, managing director of Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO), is seen in this undated handout photo released to the media on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Ivascyn, who runs the $11.2 billion Pimco Income Fund, was the top performer over the past five years among 26 Pimco bond funds bigger than $1 billion, including Gross's flagship Total Return Fund, according to the BLOOMBERG RISKLESS RETURN RANKING. Source: PIMCO via Bloomberg EDITOR'S NOTE: NO SALES. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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