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

First orders for UK’s debut renminbi bond

Pace of currency’s internationalisation is picking up

Analysis

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

New York and London vie for world title

Financial centres face competition from emerging Asian hubs

New Lord Mayor of London elected

Alan Yarrow becomes 687th head of the City of London

E35J9Y Ministers arrive at 10 Downing Street for a Cabinet meeting Featuring: Lord Hill Where: London, United Kingdom When: 02 Jul 2013
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MEPs urged to give Hill a fair hearing

Barnier says British successor ‘objective and competent’

Bankers’ pay to be cut from Hill’s remit

Incoming European Commission president deals blow to London

Jourová: Rapid rise for EU bank pay chief

Political stock of new commissioner is high in the Czech Republic

Juncker considers creating financial services tsar

London fears tilt of policy towards eurozone

London brokers face research shake-up

Some contemplate adopting a subscription model

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

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

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