China in Rmb1tn infrastructure bonds plan

Beijing pushes policy banks to plough money into domestic projects

Société Générale pledges to boost buffer

French lender’s net income jumps fuelled by market turbulence

Hedge funds make quick buck on RBS sale

Speculators bet on shares falling before government stake disposal

Short-term Treasury yields eye new highs

Stocks firm even as Fed rate rise expectations grow

IMF signals doubts on Rmb in SDR basket

Fund questions whether Chinese currency is 'freely usable'

‘Pete the Greek’ will not face Libor action

FCA panel rules no case against ex-UBS man Koutsogiannis

Low bond yield boost for social landlords

Housing associations secure record low price for £208m debt

Rick Perry out of Republican debate

Chris Christie and John Kasich secure slots in Thursday’s line-up

Mediobanca takes control of Cairn Capital

Italian investment bank makes first foreign acquisition in 70 years

Australia revokes Adani mine approval

Decision is blow to Indian group’s A$16bn Queensland project

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Banks not transparent enough on current account fees

Lenders making ‘billions of pounds’ from customers

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Capital controls throttle Greek business

Small companies hit hard as limits on funds paralyse imports

Vitriol over Corbyn infuriates moderates

Former Labour allies at risk of division over resurgent left wing

Trail of scandal does not mean all are guilty

There were cover-ups and malefactors in the 1970s but that does not prove Heath accusations are true

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