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      Survey of FTSE finds widespread Brexit complacency

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      February 4, 2016

      Ford's in-house lender to launch bond deal

      There are a few more green shoots in the European bond markets. FCE bank, the in-house lender for automaker Ford, is...

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    1. February 1, 2016

      Lasting lessons for smug CEOs and somnolent shareholders

      “I will support you when I believe you are right . . . I will tell you candidly when I think you are wrong . . . If you...

    2. February 1, 2016

      Bring back Welsh bank notes, says Plaid Cymru

      Owain Glyndwr, David Lloyd George, Aneurin Bevan . . . These could be the great figures adorning bank notes in Wales if...

    3. January 29, 2016

      BoE tells UK’s largest lenders to build new buffer

      HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland an‎d other large UK lenders will have to hold a special buffer of capital as part of...

    4. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      BoE fleshes out 'buffer' rules for UK banks

      HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland an‎d the other largest lenders in the UK will have to hold a special buffer of capital...

    5. January 28, 2016

      Markets deal blow to Osborne’s Lloyds optimism

      It was only last August that George Osborne triumphantly declared his aim to sell the government’s entire stake in...

    6. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      Italian bank shares resume fall as doubts remain

      Italian banking stocks are falling again on Thursday as doubts linger over the effectiveness of a deal struck yesterday...

    7. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      South African rates: by how much will they rise?

      With the US Federal Reserve holding rates on Wednesday and the Bank of Japan meeting on Friday, South African Reserve...

    8. January 27, 2016

      RBS moves to put legacy issues behind it

      Royal Bank of Scotland caught the market off-guard on Wednesday by announcing a £3.6bn hit from litigation charges and...

    9. January 27, 2016

      RBS: define “one-off”

      The one-offs keep on coming. If one did not know better, one might suspect them of being two-, three-, or more-offs....

    10. January 27, 2016

      Spoken like a woman — a thought experiment on boards and gender

      CBI boss Carolyn Fairbairn says at least 25 per cent of top executives should be women. This prompts a thought...

    11. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      UBS sticks with 'buy' view on RBS after 'Christmas clear-out'

      “We think it is time to buy [shares in] RBS,” analysts at UBS declared on Monday. Fast forward to Wednesday, and the UK...

    12. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Antofagasta suffering as 2015 production falls short

      Antofagasta is digging hard to revive its fortunes, with promises of increasing production in 2016 and cutting costs,...

    13. January 27, 2016

      Royal Bank of Scotland expects loss after £3.6bn hit

      Royal Bank of Scotland has damped prospects for a further government share sale after warning it would make its eighth...

    14. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Opening Quote: 'It's grim up north' for Aberdeen AM, RBS

      It’s a Scottish lament for investors this morning as Aberdeen Asset Management reports another quarter of major...

    15. FT Alphaville

      January 27, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      It’s a Scottish lament for investors this morning as Aberdeen Asset Management reports another quarter of major...

    16. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      RBS shares drop 5.6% as it unveils surprise charges

      Royal Bank of Scotland shares have dropped 5.6 per cent to 247 pence in early trading after the taxpayer-backed bank...

    17. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Royal Bank of Scotland expects £3.6bn in charges

      Royal Bank of Scotland’s chief executive Ross McEwan says he’s “determined to put the issues of the past behind us” as...

    18. January 26, 2016

      Financial Conduct Authority: Andrew Bailey in 10 quotes

      Andrew Bailey, the new chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, has served at the Bank of England since 1985...

    19. January 24, 2016

      Movers & shakers: January 25

      • Lionel Laurent has moved to Pimco, the Newport Beach-based asset manager, as a distressed credit strategies portfolio...

    20. Fast FT

      January 20, 2016

      The global sell-off: reaction

      The worst start to global equity markets in at least two decades is intensifying on Wednesday, with oil’s 18-month rout...

    21. Fast FT

      January 19, 2016

      Royal Bank of Scotland's credit outlook raised

      The outlook on Royal Bank of Scotland’s credit rating has been lifted by Standard & Poor’s in a shot in the arm for the...

    22. January 18, 2016

      Kazakh tenge trounced amid Iran export angst

      The Kazakh tenge is getting hammered today amid fears that the lifting of sanctions on Iran will intensify the oil glut...

    23. January 18, 2016

      Nerves strained as EM bonds begin year with a wobble

      Emerging market bonds have got off to a rough start this year, racking up some hefty outflows and losses. The mood...

    24. Fast FT

      January 18, 2016

      Zloty pinned lower after 'incomprehensible' ratings cut

      The decision by Standard & Poor’s to downgrade its debt ratings for Poland has not gone down well with the government....

    25. January 15, 2016

      Saudi stocks, credit & currency rocked by oil slide

      With Brent now below $30, Saudi stocks are taking a beating, as they have been for much of this year. The Tadawul index...

    26. January 13, 2016

      Cartel fines in US and China rise to record levels

      Antitrust fines in the US and China surged last year to record levels, but could not buoy the rest of world, which saw...

    27. Fast FT

      January 13, 2016

      Scottish GDP growth lagged UK in 3Q

      The Scottish economy grew by 0.1 per cent in the third quarter of last year, lagging behind the broader UK’s reading of...

    28. January 12, 2016

      The riff: Rupert Murdoch, Jerry Hall and the pangs of love

      Congratulations to Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall on their engagement and on the conventional path of their courtship: a...

    29. Fast FT

      January 12, 2016

      Virgin Money snags new CFO from Tesco Bank

      The UK’s challenger banks are nabbing each other’s execs just like the heavier hitters these days, it seems. Virgin...

    30. January 11, 2016

      Small businesses prefer challenger banks to high street rivals

      Small businesses that are clients of “challenger banks” are likely to be happier with the service they receive than...

    31. Fast FT

      January 8, 2016

      RBS: South Africa's under-fire rand needs support

      It’s been a rough week for emerging market currencies, but none more so than the rand. It flounced to a fresh record...

    32. FT Alphaville

      January 6, 2016

      I'm shocked, shocked... to find that China is going to extend its share-sale ban

      But first, an updated, increasingly manic, chart of the moves by China to help its equity markets along, from Alberto...

    33. January 5, 2016

      HSBC customers hit by online banking glitch

      HSBC has ruled out a cyber attack as the cause of the system glitch that left thousands of customers unable to access...

    34. January 4, 2016

      European investment banks capitalise on rivals’ retrenchments

      Ambitious, growing and committed are not words often associated with European investment banks. But the heads of...

    35. Fast FT

      January 4, 2016

      US manufacturing sector contracts: reaction

      It’s not a major surprise, but the second straight month of contraction for America’s manufacturing sector is...

    36. Fast FT

      January 4, 2016

      Charts of the year: The full rundown

      From ‘QE infinity’ to the Obama Dollar Rally and much more besides. If you missed them in the final trading days of...

    37. January 4, 2016

      Grainger secures equity release division sale for £325m

      Grainger, Britain’s largest listed residential landlord, has unveiled a £325m deal to sell its equity release division...

    38. December 29, 2015

      ‘Big Four’ push forward in consulting

      For the large professional services firms, 2015 was the year that saw competitive tensions between their audit and...

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