LSE-DB submit tie-up plan to EU authorities

Antitrust approval critical for €24bn deal to combine exchanges

Fund charges fall across Europe

Fees charged are falling as investors become more cost-conscious

Mixed motivation drives China bank rally

Hong Kong’s main Chinese benchmark is among the top 10 performing indices in the past month

Storm clouds gather for catering contracts

Investors place high value on SSP Group retaining monopoly-like pricing power over captive consumers

US bond ETFs eye record year

The appeal of US debt is sharpened as central banks pursue fresh stimulus

Hedge funds up bets against Spain’s OHL

Concerns rise over building group’s interlinked debts

US equity trifecta as markets hit records

S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq all at highs for first time since 1999

Voice brokers make a City comeback

Resurgence of human traders spurred by retreat of banks

European bank shares divide investors

Headwinds facing European banks are deep

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Europe bank shares up on better earnings

Rare ray of light after broad sell-off following stress tests

European bank shares under fire

Italy’s financial sector continues to weigh on investors

European banks’ struggle: charts

Concern over the profits of European lenders grows

Low rates spell trouble for Europe’s banks

Tests highlight competition between holders of shares and bonds

UniCredit slides as bank shares shunned

European lenders fail to draw tailwind from EU stress tests

Week in Review, July 30

Gucci wins back its cache; Goldman Sachs; Ford; Boeing and Grosvenor House in the news

European funds drained of $76bn this year

Uncertainty over Brexit implications weigh on equity investors

The Brexit reckoning: UK plc reports

Company performance diverges after Britain votes to leave the EU

Just Eat soars to high on outlook boost

Takeaway service lifts profit forecast on hike in orders

Brexit warning on higher car prices

Impact from fall in pound with further threat from tariffs

Brexit casts long shadow over UK stocks

Wide range of outcomes suggests dominant role for political uncertainty