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    1. Fast FT

      May 26, 2016

      BoE sets out capital rules for ringfenced banks

      The Bank of England has stood firm in the face of criticism from one of the chief architects of post-crisis bank...

    2. May 17, 2016

      Mark Carney backs insurance for developing world

      Bank of England governor Mark Carney has joined a who’s who of insurance executives in a new drive to help developing...

    Special Reports

    1. Exchanges, Trading & Clearing

      A series of market shocks have demonstrated the complex relationship between humans an...
    2. Debt Capital Markets

      Market volatility continues to sow seeds of doubt in the minds of nervous investors...
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    1. April 15, 2016

      MPs to probe UK bank capital rules after high level spat

      MPs are to launch an inquiry into the robustness of UK bank capital rules following a rare spat between one of the...

    2. April 14, 2016

      Globalisation is changing, not going into reverse

      Trade growth is slowing and international financial flows are stuttering. Are we seeing the demise of globalisation? I...

    3. April 4, 2016

      MetLife ruling a spur to give Financial Stability Board teeth

      Judge Rosemary Collyer has form. The US district court judge, who last Wednesday rescinded regulators’ “systemically...

    4. March 30, 2016

      European banks: New rules, old problems

      It was August 2014 and Novo Banco had just been created from the ashes of Banco Espírito Santo, Portugal’s failed...

    5. March 4, 2016

      What if bitter bankers are proved right?

      Back in 2010, when global regulators announced plans to impose tougher rules on the big banks, their chief executives...

    6. February 27, 2016

      Financial Stability Board adds fintech to list of worries

      Innovations in financial technology have been added to the list of things the Financial Stability Board worries about...

    7. February 22, 2016

      US bank lobbyists blast ‘excessive’ capital requirement rules

      The top lobby groups for banks in the US have blasted proposals to make them build bigger buffers against losses,...

    8. January 31, 2016

      Movers & shakers: February 1

      • Guillermo Ossés has joined Man Group, the world’s largest publicly traded hedge fund, with $76.8bn in assets under...

    9. January 25, 2016

      Banking can learn from insurance on systemic risk

      When Italy’s Generali managed to get itself off the global list of systemically important insurance companies in...

    10. January 22, 2016

      Enforcers concerned about ‘piling on’ in bank probes

      Senior UK and US enforcement officials have warned against the “piling on” of authorities in cross-border financial...

    11. Fast FT

      January 22, 2016

      DoJ, FCA officials fret over 'double jeopardy'

      Senior officials of enforcement agencies on both sides of the Atlantic have spoken out at a conference in London...

    12. November 12, 2015

      Investors will pay if liquidity dries up

      Liquidity is a term of negotiable affection because it will wear whatever accompanying financial jargon is desired and...

    13. November 11, 2015

      Chinese banks need €355bn under global ‘too big to fail’ rules

      China’s biggest banks face a daunting task in meeting global standards designed to prevent taxpayer bailouts of...

    14. FT Alphaville

      November 10, 2015

      Should banking be easy?

      The Financial Stability Board wants banks to raise up to €1.1tn in so-called “total loss absorbing capital” (TLAC) to...

    15. November 9, 2015

      Banks / TLAC: how to succeed at failure

      Big numbers are impressive. But in banking it is often the small ones that matter. So get over the shock of the up to...

    16. November 9, 2015

      Global banks must raise €1.1tn in special debt by 2022

      The biggest international banks must raise as much as €1.1tn by 2022 in special debt designed to prevent taxpayer...

    17. November 8, 2015

      Bonus reforms to come under glare of Financial Stability Board

      Post crisis bonus reforms will face tough scrutiny from global policymakers next year to determine whether they have...

    18. November 3, 2015

      Aegon and CCB join ‘too big to fail’ list

      Global regulators trying to prevent another financial crisis are to subject Aegon and China Construction Bank to...

    19. October 30, 2015

      US banks face $120bn shortfall under Federal Reserve plan

      Six of the biggest US banks would have to make up a $120bn shortfall in their long-term debt to boost the financial...

    20. October 5, 2015

      Banks face erosion of business around currency fix

      The dominant banks in currency trading face losing market share to independent venues as telephone-based business...

    21. October 5, 2015

      Big insurers face tough new safety rules

      Regulators seeking to prevent a repeat of the failure of AIG in 2008 are planning to hit nine of the world’s biggest...

    22. FT Alphaville

      October 1, 2015

      Why the outrage over Carney's climate speech?

      This guest post is from Kate Mackenzie, a former Alphavillian who now works with The Climate Institute in Australia....

    23. September 22, 2015

      US bond market: proceeds with caution

      What do you want it for? It is a question debt investors might ask more frequently given that investment-grade bond...

    24. September 8, 2015

      HSBC and Santander win change to proposed capital rules

      HSBC, Santander and other banks that are organised into subsidiaries in different countries have won a key change to...

    25. FT Alphaville

      August 18, 2015

      China has a moral hazard problem

      Late last week the Financial Stability Board completed its peer review of the Chinese financial market. For anyone...

    26. July 30, 2015

      Link pay to standards, says bankers’ group

      An influential advisory group has lambasted standards of conduct across the banking industry, calling for boards to...

    27. July 20, 2015

      Asset managers are still in need of some tough reforms

      That’s a relief. Apparently, asset managers are not systemic. Global regulators at the Financial Stability Board will...

    28. July 14, 2015

      Big US fund managers fight off ‘systemic’ label

      A June 29 meeting of global watchdogs in the technocrat-heavy town of Basel was, on the surface, just another committee...

    29. July 14, 2015

      Fund managers to escape ‘systemic’ label

      The world’s biggest fund managers have escaped tough new rules that threatened to hit their profits and freedom, as...

    30. June 30, 2015

      Protect asset managers from the armchair doom-mongers

      Do asset managers pose a growing systemic risk to the economy? This month the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Basel...

    31. June 17, 2015

      Plans to label big fund managers ‘systemic’ in jeopardy

      A global effort to label the biggest asset managers as “systemically important” and subject them to greater scrutiny is...

    32. June 15, 2015

      Markets urge regulators to fix data confusion

      In a rare display of unity, banks, futures brokers, hedge funds and asset managers have joined together to urge global...

    33. June 10, 2015

      UK plan to extend City regulation provokes mixed response

      A punitive regime that holds senior managers to account for failings on their watch will be extended beyond banking and...

    34. June 7, 2015

      BlackRock takes another swipe at Pimco

      BlackRock, the world’s largest fund company, has taken a potshot at rival investment house Pimco as part of its plea to...

    35. June 2, 2015

      Asset managers’ push into bonds prompts regulatory scrutiny

      One word goes a long way to explaining why regulators are now focusing on big asset managers as they try to make the...

    36. June 2, 2015

      Keep finance safe but do not shut out the vulnerable

      Even a global financial institution cannot have operations in every city, town and village. Hence the need for...

    37. June 2, 2015

      FCA warns against systemic risk label for funds

      The UK markets regulator has given his backing to asset managers fighting proposals that could see them labelled as...

    38. May 31, 2015

      Top US fund managers attack regulators

      US fund managers have launched a new attack on global regulators as they fight a rearguard action against possible...

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