Dollar rallies as yen hits 7-year low

Europe stocks firm after China hits multiyear high

Goldin Properties stock jumps 52%

Inexplicable moves continue in Hong Kong trading as Goldin sees major gains

East Java bucks Indonesia’s slowdown

Province set to become centre for natural resource processing and a logistics hub

Profits at a price in the world of hedge funds

Hedge funds vary in style and can offer generous returns, but high fees could short change investors

Private equity aims for retail investors

Minimum investments could traditionally have exceeded $5m, excluding all but the wealthiest

Greek debt markets offer little insight

Large financial groups are hardly ignoring risks of default

Basel group toils to ensure compliance

Banking standards committee pins hopes on peer pressure

UK market review to push for tougher sentences

Punitive approach likely after City scandals like forex rigging

Global regulators look to follow UK lead

Review targets all that is wrong with wild-west side of markets

Independence in A$1.8bn deal for Sirius

Sirius’s rags-to-riches story ends with A$1.8bn deal

Rigour of BoE report into forex scandal questioned

Charles Béar asks if review was ‘thorough and comprehensive’

Charter nears deal to buy Time Warner Cable

$55bn transaction would mark Malone’s latest conquest

Bank of England needs highest standards

BoE oversight committee needs to be independent of governor

Banks warn on new risk models for trading

Letter to Basel regulators argues proposals will make markets more volatile and unstable

Japan stock valuations echo 1980s peak

Valuation of shares on TSE main board return to late-1980s peak

FDI underlines divergence in EM growth

Asia outperforms; individual countries see large gains and losses

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