China’s IPO froth bubbles over

Investors urged to pay attention to risk amid wild valuations

QE in Europe shows signs of life

German 10-year bond yields rose only 12bp but price fall equalled seven years’ worth of yield

Apple a convert to the buyback craze

Problem is groups borrow more in booms and forget about busts

Share rally continues, but risk remains

The status quo can go on a long time — but not indefinitely

European groups have no forex excuse

Scant evidence that the cheap euro will see a jump in profits

US Flash Crash Trader...Navrinder Sarao at Westminster Magistrates Court. The US Department of Justice wants to extradite Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, on charges of wire fraud, commodities fraud and market manipulation. Mr Sarao told the hearing that he opposed extradition to the US. Credit:Priscilla Coleman/MB Media
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Flash crash hunt homes in on Hounslow

Accused handled only a fraction of the futures contracts traded, writes James Mackintosh

Weighing the rewards of risky Greek debt

Is the reward on offer high enough to cover the risk of not being paid back?

Sharks circle China’s stock markets

Investors worry that the current rally could stall

Tantrums and tears for bondholders

Fear not the first rate rise but the speed of subsequent rises

HK in no rush to switch dollar peg

32-year-old currency link has market credibility that territory should be loath to lose

Low bond yields show no sign of abating

Fresh concerns over Greece send investors to seek security of eurozone’s core bond markets

Dangers of buying into China’s froth

Timing the exit from stock market bubble is almost impossible, writes James Mackintosh

Dimon’s bank rules and liquidity qualms

JPMorgan chairman flags up October’s bond swing. It was big, but not unprecedented

Shell’s deal is no reason to panic

Rather than a chief executive’s flight of fancy, it looks as though the oil group is bottom-fishing

Beware of twist in tale of falling yields

Danger for US bond buyers is sell-off as term premium snaps back

Banks get smaller slice of trading cake

Q1 revenues look good but have halved in relation to total market capitalisation

Aussie trails the field in currency race

Jokes start to wear thin as dollar drops 12% over 6 months

Investors pour into fixed income funds

Why strong equities are an incentive to keep buying bonds

Eurozone pulls back from the brink

Economic sentiment rises in March to a near-four-year high

Dollar-equities link confuses algorithms

Traders could be forgiven if their logic circuits are in a twist

The art of Japanese debt juggling

What began as a radical way to beat deflation is now standard

Guessing game that’s hardly child’s play

Which market sector trades at the highest multiple of estimated earnings?

Fundamentals matter for view on shares

A paper from the US Office of Financial Research suggests shares are expensive on three measures

Superlative performance for dollar bulls

Investors should pay less heed to central bank predictions and avoid herds

Deflation and the price of money

Central banks are working on the same assumption but might be focusing on the wrong figures

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