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    1. December 16, 2014

      Cerberus makes £2.3bn real estate bet

      Cerberus has acquired two portfolios of distressed property loans for £2.3bn as the US private equity group bets on a...

    2. December 10, 2014

      Australian banks: hurt feelings

      If banks had feelings, Australia’s big four might feel a bit down. There they are, happily minding their own (very...

    1. December 9, 2014

      US dollar gives up gains on profit-taking

      The US dollar fell against other major currencies as investors took profits amid risk aversion and the yen strengthened from...

    2. December 7, 2014

      Australian banks urged to boost capital holdings

      Australia’s banks need to hold billions of dollars in extra capital to ensure they are “unquestionably strong” and can...

    3. November 21, 2014

      Current account switching rewards reach new high

      Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank have become the latest current account providers to offer large cash incentives to tempt...

    4. November 3, 2014

      Australian banks: shaky foundations

      It is easy to be bearish on Australian banks. The country’s mining boom has slowed. Unemployment has passed the financial...

    5. October 30, 2014

      NAB considers float of Clydesdale and Yorkshire

      National Australia Bank is examining a flotation of its Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking units as it seeks to accelerate its...

    6. October 9, 2014

      National Australia Bank blames profit warning on UK PPI troubles

      National Australia Bank has warned full-year profits will fall by up to 14 per cent due to the imposition of a near-A$1bn...

    7. September 30, 2014

      Australia: I should be so lucky

      The lucky country. The 1964 book that provided the nickname for Australia was, in fact, a critique of the nation. In the...

    8. September 12, 2014

      Myer: Are ‘roo being served?

      How many chances does a company get to turn itself round? Ask the shareholders of Myer. Full-year results announced this...

    9. September 2, 2014

      Yorkshire Bank customers hit by IT glitch

      Yorkshire Bank has become the latest financial institution to suffer from IT problems, leaving customers temporarily unable...

    10. September 2, 2014

      Low rates spur US corporate debt sales

      Sales of highly rated US corporate bonds are expected to pick up sharply during September as global companies take advantage...

    11. August 29, 2014

      Yorkshire and Clydesdale overhaul charges

      Yorkshire and Clydesdale banks, both owned by National Australia Bank, have become the latest to overhaul their current...

    12. August 18, 2014

      Stocks advance as Ukraine worries ease

      Monday 21:00 BST. Global stocks started the week on a firm note amid easing concerns over the situation in Ukraine and a...

    13. July 30, 2014

      Australia’s first world war commemorations raise questions

      As a bugler breaks the silence at Sydney’s Anzac memorial with the daily rendition of “The Last Post”, visitors bow their...

    14. June 22, 2014

      Challengers lead charge into regional banking

      The wave of challenger banks entering the UK market is expected to boost regional lending because a number have chosen to...

    15. May 9, 2014

      Two arrested in Australia forex probe

      Australian police have arrested a government employee and a banker on charges related to insider trading and abuse of public...

    16. April 8, 2014

      English law cannot stop Scots being sterling squatters

      Alex Salmond, Scotland’s first minister, has stated that if Scotland became independent following September’s referendum,...

    17. April 3, 2014

      NAB: just a little more time

      Right then, when is that UK spin-off? The arrival of a new chief executive at National Australia Bank will spur talk that...

    18. March 30, 2014

      CLS warns of financial system ‘shakedown’

      A patent infringement case being heard by the US Supreme Court on Monday could amount to a “shakedown of the world’s...

    19. March 25, 2014

      Clydesdale and Yorkshire close branches in bank overhaul

      Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks will close 28 “unsustainable branches” and invest £45m in customer improvements over the next...

    20. February 12, 2014

      Australian banks: teachers’ pets

      Listening to Commonwealth Bank of Australia present results, one is reminded of what banks everywhere sounded like a decade...

    21. February 10, 2014

      US patent case set to test settlement system

      Some of the world’s largest banks and clearing houses are closely watching a patent case in the US Supreme Court that could...

    22. October 31, 2013

      Dollar up as markets ponder taper timing

      Thursday 20:10 GMT. Action in the currency markets grabbed the headlines as expectations for central bank policy on both...

    23. October 8, 2013

      Japan current account underwhelms

      Japan’s run of uncertain economic data has continued, with its current account surplus undershooting forecasts. The lower...

    24. September 26, 2013

      Clydesdale fined £9m by UK regulator over mortgage errors

      The £8.9m regulatory fine handed out to Clydesdale and its sister bank Yorkshire on Thursday, for their treatment of...

    25. August 13, 2013

      The Macro Sweep: Europe and Australia

      Europe is on a roll with the positive data. The Zew measure of economic expectations for the eurozone improved – so there is...

    26. June 12, 2013

      ‘Tapering’ debate tarnishes Aussie dollar

      When Stanley Druckenmiller, the legendary hedge fund manager, told an investor conference in New York a month ago that the...

    27. March 13, 2013

      S&P 11 points shy of all-time high

      Wednesday 20:05 GMT. Wall Street staged a tentative rebound in afternoon trading, pushing the S&P 500 closer to an all-time...

    28. February 26, 2013

      Italian impasse rekindles eurozone jitters

      Tuesday 21:15 GMT. Markets showed signs of stabilising after resurgent eurozone debt angst sparked a broad sell-off in risk...

    29. February 14, 2013

      NAB assesses £5.3bn in property loans

      National Australia Bank, the country’s fourth-largest bank by market value, has approached advisers to help determine the...

    30. January 29, 2013

      Euro hits strongest level in 13 months

      The euro reached its strongest level in 13 months against the dollar as consumer confidence in Germany rose and amid reports...

    31. January 21, 2013

      Safe banking comes at a price

      Boring and safe – but not as safe as they seem. Politicians and regulators would love to inhabit a world where banks take...

    32. FT Alphaville

      January 16, 2013

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York… FT ALPHAVILLE Everyone’s exposure to everyone else: A recent IMF working paper runs through just how...

    33. FT Alphaville

      January 16, 2013

      Coming soon to the LSE... YorkDale Bank Plc

      What’s this? A new publicly listed bank? And before you ask, we are not talking about Metro Bank or those RBS branches...

    34. November 29, 2012

      Australian banks – high and dry

      Yeah, yeah. Bank targets 15 per cent return on equity. We’ve heard that one before. What looked like a disappointing return...

    35. November 13, 2012

      Business sentiment fall hits Sydney index

      Australian shares led losses in the Asia-Pacific region on Tuesday as business sentiment fell, while broader markets...

    36. November 6, 2012

      Tokyo carmakers fall after Nissan outlook

      Asian stocks were mixed and activity low with investors reluctant to make any big bets on the last trading day before the...

    37. October 24, 2012

      Australian banks in focus ahead of results

      When the Australian bank reporting season starts on Thursday with annual results from ANZ Bank the focus of investors will...

    38. October 19, 2012

      Asian techs hit by disappointing US earnings

      Asian markets took a breather as earnings misses by Google and Microsoft in the US drove the region’s technology shares...

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