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Europe’s proposed Tobin tax

A Tobin tax on financial transactions has won the backing of the European Commission and the two governments at the heart of the eurozone, France and Germany, although wider agreement within the EU is proving more difficult

Democrats revive ‘insane’ financial tax

The trading community thinks any form of FTT is as attractive as bubonic plague, says John Dizard

EU transaction tax progress stalls

Officials say no headway made as deal deadline approaches

Corbyn backs Britain in EU and Tobin tax

Europe will help regulate financial sector, says Labour leader

Berlin eyes EU-wide transactions tax

Finance minister Schäuble wants the financial tax to apply to all

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Stop the financial transaction tax. Again

The previous death of the FTT lacked a sanity clause, says John Dizard

France seeks to revive Robin Hood tax

Plea for ‘fresh start’ for financial transactions group

Eurozone divided over FTT agreement

Outcry over vague terms of political deal

Can banking clean up its act?

Lionel Barber on the path to rehabilitation for the financial sector

Court dashes drive to resist tax on City

Eurozone’s plan for levy on financial transactions survives challenge

Robin Hood tax has roots in 17th century

Despite fuss over EU plan it is likely to resemble UK stamp duty

Defend City vaults from foreign courts

The UK must resist Brussels’ attempts to suppress London’s markets

UK loses challenge to EU transaction tax

Osborne faces defeat over ‘Robin Hood tax’

European Court of Justice to rule on chancellor’s legal challenge

City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling

Rapid progress of case augurs ill for Britain’s prospects

Paris and Berlin push ‘Robin Hood’ tax deal

Two governments pledge to reach an accord by the end of May

European financial tax suffers backlash

Presidency considers restricting €35bn levy with global reach

‘Robin Hood tax’ is alive, warn Lords

EU financial transactions tax remains ‘serious threat’ to City

‘Robin Hood’ tax takes from pensioners

Stark warning from Dutch pension scheme APG

Noyer warns against ‘Robin Hood’ tax

French concern over European financial transaction levy plans

Germany’s SPD calls for bank bailout tax

Opposition party wants levy to finance European fund gap

We can do better than the defunct FTT

Brussels should put some order into different countries’ bank levies

Financial transaction tax hits legal wall

FTT will be ‘economically damaging’

Thomas Richter thinks the EU regulation will be harmful

EU Tobin tax could force portfolio rejig

Lower returns expected for pension funds

Financial tax could ‘wipe out’ securities lending

Mooted levy could slash European securities lending by 65%

Europe’s transactions tax facing delay

Mounting concerns over impact on repo markets

European lawmakers back transaction tax

Support for lowering cost of trading for pension funds

France seeks overhaul of ‘Robin Hood’ tax

Paris agitates to scale back FTT’s reach into derivatives

Europe should embrace a financial transaction tax

Opponents’ arguments are inconsistent and lack proportion, says Avinash Persaud

Europe’s trading tax risks bond backfire

Governments must beware of shooting themselves in the foot

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