Equity indices bolstered by bank rally

Yellen hints at gradual path of rate rises

European banking shares rebound

Recovery comes as Deutsche Bank considers debt buyback

Equity volatility kept in check

Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ lags behind slumping share prices

Wall Street struggles in choppy trading

Brent oil sinks to two-week low

Chart: JGB bonds

10-year Japanese bond yield below zero

Japan enters new JGB era as yen rises and banking stocks swoon

Japan follows Europe financial stocks rout

Concerns over growth, markets and energy drag down global banks

Job Moves: who is hiring and where

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

Fund flows favour Treasuries over equities

US equity fund outflows approach $55bn over past two months

Munich Re jumps 4.5% on dividend rise

German reinsurer to pay investors €8.25 per share for 2015

How South Korea is hurting European shares

Seoul hosts largest and most liquid market in the world for options on single stocks

France: The short seller vs the supermarket

A US investor has gone into battle with Casino, over its valuation. Are other European companies now targets?

Eurozone IPOs set to outpace US in 2016

Privatisations by indebted eurozone governments seen as boost

FT City Network: Is the outlook all doom?

Top financiers on whether we face another financial crisis

EM slowdown hurts passive funds

Fund managers prove unwilling to close lossmaking ETfs

Week in Review, January 30

US carmakers impress; Icahn, RBS, Zurich and Boeing also in the news

Central banks tested on easy money

Global investors await Fed stepping back from hawkish stance

Italy bank stocks slide on loan concerns

FTSE Italia All Share banks index has lost nearly 25% this year

Coach sales boost helps lift S&P 500

Accessories retailer raises its outlook for operating income

Week in Review, January 23

Goldman, Deutsche Bank, Pearson, Shell and Renault in the news

Schlumberger rises on cuts and buyback

AmEx slumps after earnings miss triggers analyst downgrade