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  1. March 23, 2014

    Movers & shakers: March 24

    ● Alexandra Altinger has been appointed as chief executive of SandAire, which is joining forces with Lord North Street to...

  2. February 11, 2014

    Barclays’ bonuses met with dismay in Westminster

    Barclays and bankers bonuses Barclays’ decision to boost the bonus pool for its “talented” bankers at the same time that...

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  1. January 8, 2014

    Banking rivalries: Barclays and Deutsche drift apart in battle

    Changing of the guard Not so very long ago Deutsche Bank and Barclays stood tall on Wall Street, the prime European...

  2. December 29, 2013

    Big employers sign up to gender equality initiative

    More than 140 large employers have signed up to a UK government initiative to improve gender equality in the workplace amid...

  3. October 16, 2013

    Complaints about UK banks begin to fall

    Complaints about banking services fell sharply in the first half of the year, with mis-selling of payment protection...

  4. October 3, 2013

    Barclays’ rights issue 95% subscribed

    Barclays has secured about 95 per cent take-up for its £5.8bn rights issue, two months after the process was kicked off. The...

  5. The World

    October 2, 2013

    Reporting back: Katrina Manson on Somaliland

    In our Reporting Back series, we ask FT foreign correspondents to tell us about a recent trip. Katrina Manson, the FT’s east...

  6. September 29, 2013

    Axa to spin out private equity arm

    Axa Private Equity, the $32bn fund management business headed by industry veteran Dominique Senequier, will announce early...

  7. September 27, 2013

    Barclays shifts clients into ‘lighter touch’ service

    Clients of Barclays with less than £500,000 to invest are being moved from the bank’s full-scale wealth management service...

  8. September 18, 2013

    Smiths Group leads FTSE after earnings

    Shares in FTSE 100 engineer Smiths Group were at the top of London’s main equities index after well-received earnings, while...

  9. September 17, 2013

    Tesco shakes up corporate brokers

    Tesco has shaken up its corporate brokers, parting company with long-term advisers JPMorgan Cazenove and Nomura. Britain’s...

  10. FT Alphaville

    September 16, 2013

    BARC and the true price of "advice"

    The Regulatory and other investigations or proceedings part of the Barclays rights prospectus, published on Monday, is worth...

  11. September 13, 2013

    Bank of England to hold talks as fears of housing boom rise

    The Bank of England will next week meet to discuss growing concerns about a new property bubble amid mounting pressure for...

  12. August 21, 2013

    UK banks face £1.3bn bill over latest mis-selling scandal

    Banks and credit card issuers are facing a bill of up to £1.3bn to compensate victims of the UK financial services...

  13. August 18, 2013

    Canary Wharf workforce quadruples in a decade

    Employment in London’s Canary Wharf financial district has almost quadrupled in the past decade, with the number of workers...

  14. August 9, 2013

    Lower credit card rates for longer

    Credit card borrowers can now transfer their debt to a new provider and avoid paying any interest for 28 months, as banks...

  15. August 3, 2013

    Mugabe declared winner in Zimbabwe election

    President Robert Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe for 33-years, was on Saturday declared the outright winner of a bitterly...

  16. July 31, 2013

    Don’t buy the hype about Barclays’ capital-raising

    Barclays says that its plan to shore up its balance sheet is both “bold and decisive”. Is it? Let us cut through the...

  17. July 30, 2013

    Barclays reveals £12.8bn balance sheet hole

    Barclays has revealed a £12.8bn hole in its balance sheet as it announced a £5.8bn rights issue, buttressed by a plan to...

  18. July 29, 2013

    Perrigo to buy Elan for $8.6bn as it eyes aid of Irish tax system

    Perrigo has agreed to buy Ireland-based Elan Corp for $8.6bn in a cash-and-shares deal that will provide the US generic...

  19. July 25, 2013

    Church of England invests in Wonga backer

    The Church of England has admitted it invests in one of Wonga’s key financial backers, a day after the Archbishop of...

  20. July 23, 2013

    Regulator turf war on access to EU bank books

    US regulators are demanding the right to probe books, records and emails at the headquarters of Europe’s biggest financial...

  21. July 21, 2013

    Banks’ influence over raw materials supply chain under scrutiny

    Wall Street banks’ rise as merchants of oil, natural gas, coal and industrial metals is under threat as a US regulator...

  22. beyondbrics

    July 19, 2013

    New York headlines

    * Sheikh in Barclays rescue sells stake * Chevron employees sentenced in Indonesia corruption case * Record downgrades...

  23. beyondbrics

    July 19, 2013

    London headlines

    * Sheikh in Barclays rescue sells stake * Chevron employees sentenced in Indonesia corruption case * Record downgrades...

  24. FT Alphaville

    July 19, 2013

    The 6am Cut London

    Asian markets were broadly lower after US earnings misses from Google and Microsoft. The Nikkei was volatile ahead of...

  25. July 18, 2013

    Sheikh in Barclays rescue sells stake

    The Abu Dhabi sheikh who came to the rescue of Barclays Bank with a £3.5bn capital injection at the height of the financial...

  26. July 17, 2013

    Smiths Group in no hurry to follow Invensys’ footsteps

    The badinage of traders and executives gives financial scandals a moral punchline in public eyes. Controversy over alleged...

  27. July 11, 2013

    Transatlantic swaps deal averts market crunch

    It was billed as the mother of regulatory crunches, the day the world’s regulators would part ways on policing derivatives....

  28. July 3, 2013

    FTSE 100 led lower by miners and banks

    Concerns about the rising tensions in Egypt and weak Chinese economic data weighed on London stocks, pushing the FTSE 100...

  29. July 2, 2013

    Banks await orders as Fed acts on Basel III

    “Capital, capital, capital,” Tim Geithner used to say. The former US Treasury secretary would repeat the word for emphasis,...

  30. June 30, 2013

    Barclays’ threat on lending under fire

    Antony Jenkins, Barclays chief executive, has come under fire for threatening to curb lending to businesses to meet more...

  31. June 27, 2013

    European banks fall behind in M&A

    US investment banks are returning with a vengeance. After more than a decade in which European rivals chipped away at their...

  32. June 23, 2013

    Germany probes Barclays’ tax loophole usage

    Barclays is under investigation by Germany’s tax authorities over the use of a legal loophole that cut its tax bill in the...

  33. June 23, 2013

    Manchester touts its computer hub appeal

    Some 65 years after giving birth to the Baby, Manchester has finally grown up in the computer age. The Baby, the first...

  34. June 18, 2013

    Libor scandal sowed seeds of today’s damning report

    The seeds of Wednesday’s damning report into the failures of the UK banking system were sown a year ago, in the same week...

  35. June 14, 2013

    Two schools of thought on advice charges

    What is a fair fee for financial advice? Should the sum depend on how long you spend with a professional? Or on how much...

  36. June 14, 2013

    Less of a great rotation than a capitulation for UK investors

    Talk of a “great rotation” out of bonds into equities is premature, according to wealth managers, but a greater appetite for...

  37. June 11, 2013

    Gay chief executives urged to set example for rising stars

    Gay chief executives and senior business leaders are being urged to be open about their sexuality in one of the most...

  38. June 11, 2013

    Pressure grows for portable bank accounts

    Bank customers could use their mobile phone numbers as portable account identifications in future as the industry comes...

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