FTSE 100 suffers largest drop this month

Financials weigh on benchmark

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IC – April 18 highlights

Companies analysis from our sister publication

Greek worries hit European financials

Recent highs on region’s stock benchmarks look vulnerable

Regulators tiptoe around telecoms mergers

Authorities are strangely acquiescent over collapsing competition

Goldman regains swagger of bygone era

Return on equity of 14.7% was best performance in 18 quarters

Job Moves: who is hiring and where

The latest job moves and coverage of people making the news in the world’s financial capitals

BlackRock stems active fund outflows

Recovery in investor interest in European markets

Greek bond yields march higher

Fading hopes for debt rescheduling stalk Athens markets

Diageo nursing emerging markets headache

Developing market headwinds continue to take toll

Transcript: Li Keqiang

Lionel Barber, David Pilling and Jamil Anderlini talk to China’s premier

Commodities support modest FTSE rise

Tullow Oil surges after upgrade

Investors flag up overheating markets

US seen most at risk of overvaluation

Bourses face closing auction challenge

Banks and asset managers back UK start-up

European stocks reach 15-year high

ECB stimulus and easing Greek tensions power rally

Exchange traded fund assets approach $3tn

Lower fees and broad exposure attract investors

Shell bid for BG is latest lift to City’s financial services jobs

Acquisitions have improved confidence at big banks

Oil stocks energised by BG deal

Arrival of deal making lights up sector

Week in Review, April 4

M&A frenzy, US cable sector consolidation, CCB and more

US profits braced for a testing time

Currency’s strength and commodity’s weakness to weigh on results

Earnings test awaits US equity bulls

Low oil price and higher US dollar serve notice on investors