Carlyle starts $200m share buyback

US private equity group buys back its stock as asset sales slow

Trump and Sanders win New Hampshire

Outsiders’ decisive victories set up battles for both parties

Europe’s market reforms set for year delay

Brussels announces pushback to overhaul of EU trading standards

US and European indices bounce as banks rally

Traders think selling overdone as market awaits Yellen testimony

Rosneft chief on attack over oil slump

Putin ally claims rival nations are deliberately affecting prices

Brexit will hurt UK, says insurance chief

Leaving the EU does ‘not offer a route to regulatory nirvana’

Economic crisis...Financial Services Authority (FSA) chairman Lord Turner of Ecchinswell leaves Downing Street after a meeting with Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

Turner warns on peer-to-peer lending risks

Ex-FSA chief concerned over failure to check ability to repay

Ricci joins currency exchange as chairman

Former Barclays executive latest banker to turn to fintech

Credit Suisse chief says sell-off overdone

Thiam says Swiss bank’s balance sheet is strong

Nomura head blames SWFs for Japan sell-off

Investors told to expect sharp rebound when selling spree ends

Maersk: buying more ships but keeping costs down

Maersk warns on global trade

Group hit by falling oil prices and container freight rates

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