The City as a financial hub

London has railed against a raft of regulations from the European Union and the UK Government as it fights to maintain its reputation and status as a global centre for finance and investment

London brokers face research shake-up

Some contemplate adopting a subscription model

Analysis

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The UK’s swaggering new regulator has wreaked havoc in the stock market

UK set for clash with ECB over clearing

Central bank accused of breaking single market rules

UK sukuk bond attracts £2bn in orders

Islamic debt pays profits based on rent from properties

London stays ground in renminbi trade

But is unable to capitalise on bond strength

Sukuk plans disappoint Islamic banks

London based lenders surprised they were not chosen as issuers

Renminbi boost for London’s forex trade

CCB to be first clearing bank in UK for Chinese currency

Osborne to toughen rules on market abuse

Plans to make forex and other manipulation a criminal offence

London's financial district, known as the Square Mile
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City scandals prompt anti-bribery review

Concern over London’s reputation as financial centre

City of London rues departure of EU influence

Election casualties include key defensive heavyweights

UK in race to issue Islamic bond

Sukuk part of government strategy to help the City of London

Rehn says City has no reason to fear EU

Eurozone countries unlikely to impose new rules on London

Court dashes drive to resist tax on City

Eurozone’s plan for levy on financial transactions survives challenge

UK loses challenge to EU transaction tax

Court notes Britain can still take action once FTT is adopted

Singapore renminbi trade overtakes London

Lead reflects international use of currency in trade finance

City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling

Rapid progress of case augurs ill for Britain’s prospects

Sanctions plan threatens global legal hub

Proposals ‘undermine London’s status’, say lobby groups

Osborne takes shine off FCA anniversary

Chancellor reinforces speculation over watchdog’s leadership

London to host renminbi clearing bank

UK reinforces efforts to attract Chinese investment

City warns of damage from EU regulation

Lobby group fears effect of banking union

London loses top finance centre billing

New York overtakes capital amid fears over EU and regulation

FX scandal puts London’s reputation at risk

BoE involvement mirrors the affair it was drawn into over Libor

UK and Singapore in renminbi trade move

‘Financial dialogue’ unprecedented between the two centres

City fears march of the populists

Financial centre lobbies prospective MEPs

EU exit will block UK bank trade

Top Brussels official gives stark warning on single market access

City sees 34 per cent rise in new jobs

Growth signals increasing confidence in strength of recovery

JPMorgan raises alarm on euroscepticism

US bank says UK could lose clout in transatlantic trade

London loses case on short-selling rules

City suffers defeat in drive to limit power of financial watchdogs

Javid warns on ‘too big to fail’ bank risk

Taxpayer still exposed to threat, says City minister

‘Robin Hood tax’ is alive, warn Lords

EU financial transactions tax remains ‘serious threat’ to City

London furthers renminbi hub dreams

StanChart to clear transactions in Chinese currency in UK