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    1. January 27, 2015

      Compensation for customers of mis-sold card insurance

      Bank customers who were mis-sold credit card protection products are set to receive compensation this year, following an...

    2. January 22, 2015

      RBS strikes peer-to-peer alliance

      Royal Bank of Scotland has struck a deal with two peer-to-peer lending platforms to provide small businesses with wider...

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      Currencies: Companies make plans in case the euro collapses Capital rules: Regulators...
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    1. FT Alphaville

      January 20, 2015

      Deflaters gonna reflate

      Ahead of the European Central Bank’s possible announcement of quantitative easing in Europe on Thursday, a quick thanks to...

    2. January 16, 2015

      Auditors: Shopping around

      Twenty years together is a long commitment to walk away from. Nearly 60 per cent of British marriages last that long. But...

    3. January 15, 2015

      RBS probes claims of mis-selling EFG scheme loans

      Vince Cable, the UK business secretary, has claimed that Royal Bank of Scotland “misused” a government-backed loan scheme...

    4. January 13, 2015

      Fed gives RBS waiver on foreign bank rules

      Royal Bank of Scotland has been granted a waiver by the Federal Reserve from onerous new rules for foreign banks with more...

    5. January 13, 2015

      RBS becomes a shadow of its former self

      As the debate rages about whether to dismantle the megabanks that critics say are “too big to fail”, Ross McEwan has been...

    6. FT Alphaville

      January 12, 2015

      FirstFT

      A show of unity in Paris, an AirAsia black box and Apple’s secret door More than 3.7m marched in Paris and across France in...

    7. FT Alphaville

      January 12, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am cut)

      Read the email in full below or sign up to receive it here. More than 3.7m marched in Paris and across France in a display...

    8. January 11, 2015

      RBS in talks over retreat from Asia operations

      Royal Bank of Scotland is discussing a potential retreat from Asia as the state-controlled bank accelerates its strategy of...

    9. January 11, 2015

      Criticism of banker pay likely as UK election nears

      António Horta-Osório is bracing himself for criticism of a big share award that will propel the Portuguese-born chief...

    10. January 7, 2015

      RBS trader arrested in forex rigging probe named in court records

      The Royal Bank of Scotland trader arrested last month as part of the Serious Fraud Office’s investigation into alleged...

    11. January 5, 2015

      Deputy CEO Sullivan to leave RBS early

      Chris Sullivan, deputy chief executive at Royal Bank of Scotland, has left the bank several months earlier than expected...

    12. January 5, 2015

      JPMorgan settles forex manipulation lawsuit

      JPMorgan Chase became the first bank to settle civil lawsuits claiming damages for the alleged manipulation of foreign...

    13. January 5, 2015

      Lloyds Banking Group seeks key ringfencing rule exemption

      Lloyds Banking Group is seeking an exemption to one of the key measures of the UK’s new ringfencing regime, as the country’s...

    14. January 5, 2015

      Movers & shakers: Jan 5

      • BlueBay Asset Management, the $65.8bn fixed income and alternative investment specialist owned by Royal Bank of Canada,...

    15. January 5, 2015

      Companies must beware the dividend trap if earnings flag in 2015

      It takes front to wear a Hawaiian shirt to a funeral. Yet data group Markit has forecast a florid 11 per cent jump in UK...

    16. December 30, 2014

      BP probes in-house foreign exchange traders

      BP is investigating whether in-house financial traders at the oil and gas group were involved in a foreign exchange...

    17. December 23, 2014

      Bumper year for coco bond sales

      European financial institutions are set to take advantage of investors’ continuing thirst for yield in the new year by...

    18. December 21, 2014

      Big banks need to embrace digital era

      Ask many bankers what they think is the biggest threat to their business and they will generally respond with a single word:...

    19. December 19, 2014

      Former Royal Bank of Scotland trader arrested in forex rigging probe

      A former trader from the Royal Bank of Scotland has been arrested by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office in its criminal...

    20. December 19, 2014

      Hong Kong clears banks in forex rigging probe

      Two Hong Kong traders tried to influence the region’s currencies and several more sent “indiscreet” messages about client...

    21. December 17, 2014

      Treasury eyes £3bn Lloyds stake sell-off

      George Osborne hopes to raise £3bn by selling another chunk of the government’s stake in Lloyds Banking Group in a move that...

    22. December 16, 2014

      BoE’s first stress exam signals issues ahead

      For most of this year, the Bank of England’s first ever public stress test exercise has been hanging ominously over the...

    23. FT Alphaville

      December 16, 2014

      The UK banking system, stressed

      Do click through for the full thing — the Co-Op is the loser of the bunch and was told to hand in a new capital plan. RBS...

    24. December 16, 2014

      Bank of England to test banks’ emerging market exposure

      Bank of England governor Mark Carney has promised to put banks’ emerging market exposures under the spotlight in Britain’s...

    25. December 12, 2014

      Banks sign up to offer fee-free accounts

      The UK government is to unveil the details of a new fee-free current account on Monday, which will be offered by major high...

    26. December 10, 2014

      RBS to scale back Japan fixed-income trading business

      Royal Bank of Scotland plans to wind down its core fixed-income trading business in Japan, a market it entered more than 40...

    27. December 8, 2014

      UK retail banks questioned by MPs on fraud levels

      An influential committee of MPs has asked the UK’s five leading high street banks to report on how they assemble fraud...

    28. December 7, 2014

      PayPal poses bigger threat to UK lenders than ‘challenger’ banks

      The UK’s biggest high street lenders face a greater threat of losing customers to PayPal than to new “challenger” banks or...

    29. December 3, 2014

      Bank of Cyprus: caged bears

      Brace yourself. Put the key in the lock, and slowly turn it. Then, gently, open the door of the cage and wait to see if the...

    30. December 3, 2014

      Autumn Statement 2014: UK banks hit by Osborne’s £3.5bn tax plans

      George Osborne has surprised British banks by announcing a crackdown on their ability to use losses made since the financial...

    31. December 1, 2014

      On the issue of bank conduct the consensus is more must be done

      It struck many observers as odd when Barclays decided against joining a group of six banks that last month agreed to pay...

    32. November 25, 2014

      Tesco shareholders prepare claim over losses

      A UK law firm is recruiting shareholders to join a proposed legal action against Tesco, the embattled supermarket group,...

    33. November 24, 2014

      Aviva must show Friends is more than just a round of sandwiches

      Aviva’s proposed tie-up with Friends Life smacks of those times when you pop out for a snack and return with a cheese...

    34. November 24, 2014

      A culture ratio is more important than a capital one

      Tim Geithner said he realised Merrill Lynch’s risk culture was not in great shape when John Thain, then chief executive, did...

    35. November 23, 2014

      Larger global banks are cutting back on international private banking operations

      Big is no longer always beautiful in private banking. After years of expansion, some of the larger global banks have scaled...

    36. November 23, 2014

      Strong growth moves Asia’s billionaires to top of the tree

      Last month, Hong Kong’s financial secretary, John Tsang, opened Standard Chartered’s new wealth management centre in the...

    37. November 23, 2014

      RBS chairman apologises for misleading evidence given to MPs

      Royal Bank of Scotland has apologised for the first time after senior managers gave “misleading” evidence to MPs over...

    38. November 23, 2014

      Terra Firma appoints adviser to consider Four Seasons’ future

      Terra Firma, Guy Hands’ private equity firm, has appointed Blackstone to advise on options for Four Seasons Health Care...

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