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      June 23, 2016

      Sterling showing its nerves

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      June 21, 2016

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    1. June 21, 2016

      Cast as the victim, Jérôme Kerviel fights on against SocGen

      In one of the early scenes in L’Outsider, the new film about rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel which is released on...

    2. Fast FT

      June 20, 2016

      Gilts flop in early trading as nerves subside

      Phew. UK government bonds, which have screamed higher in recent days on fears that the UK will vote to leave the EU,...

    3. June 17, 2016

      Kerviel ‘should not pay damages’, court told

      Jérôme Kerviel, the rogue trader who cost Société Générale €4.9bn, received another boost from a French court on...

    4. June 15, 2016

      Rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel in court over SocGen damages

      Rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel, fresh from a victory last week in an unfair dismissal case against Société Générale,...

    5. Fast FT

      June 13, 2016

      Sterling derivatives rocketing

      This is the market’s way of saying ‘tin hats on’. One-month sterling volatility – a measure of traders’ and investors’...

    6. Fast FT

      June 10, 2016

      Unter alles: German bond yields hit new low

      Zero, here we come? Is today the day? German 10-year bond yields have hit a new record low (the flip side of sky-high...

    7. June 7, 2016

      Hard times for Ashley as MPs put 21st century capitalism on trial

      This was no less than a trial of early 21st century capitalism. The jury and prosecutors were the MPs of the business...

    8. June 7, 2016

      Kerviel wins €400,000 from SocGen for unfair dismissal

      Jérôme Kerviel, the rogue trader who cost Société Générale €4.9bn, has won more than €400,000 in compensation from his...

    9. Fast FT

      June 7, 2016

      Kerviel wins €400k over SocGen firing

      Societe Generale has been ordered to pay more than €400,000 to rogue trader Jerome Kerviel for unfair dismissal. Mr...

    10. Fast FT

      June 6, 2016

      Brent on track for highest settle since October

      Oil resumed its upward march on Monday as supply disruptions continue to give crude a boost. Brent crude, the global...

    11. Fast FT

      June 1, 2016

      Abe's delay: analysts and investors react

      Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will postpone a planned rise to the country’s controversial sales tax, in a bid to...

    12. Fast FT

      May 27, 2016

      French shoppers enjoy best month since crisis

      France’s shoppers are having a whale of the time. Consumer confidence in the eurozone’s second largest economy has now...

    13. May 18, 2016

      China and a fast Fed top list of worries

      Société Générale this week published a list of indicators that it reckons have provided bearish signals in the early...

    14. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      US inflation hits highest since Feb 2013

      Inflation has accelerated to a three-year high on the back of rising fuel and food prices in the US economy. Consumer...

    15. May 4, 2016

      Société Générale eyes deeper cost cuts

      Société Générale says it will deepen cost cuts at its investment bank after rocky trading conditions hit first-quarter...

    16. Fast FT

      May 4, 2016

      SocGen cost cuts lie ahead after profits beat expectations

      Société Générale announced plans to deepen cost cuts at its investment bank as rocky trading conditions hit first...

    17. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      US stocks poised to slide on BoJ jitters

      US stock-index futures pointed to a solidly lower open after the Bank of Japan surprised some investors by holding...

    18. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Albert Edwards and the sadness of the permabear

      Albert Edwards is sad. “Utterly depressed,” in fact. Earlier this month, he was warning of a “tidal wave of defaults”....

    19. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Brazilian real rises as central bank sits out

      The Brazilian central bank is staying on the sidelines on Tuesday. Although the real strengthened by as much as 2.3 per...

    20. April 19, 2016

      No easy way as banks court Asia’s wealthy

      The multimillionaire sputtered into his wine when asked about the quality of his bank’s services. “Are you kidding?” he...

    21. April 14, 2016

      Corporate bonds trump European stocks as verdict mixed on ECB

      The performances of European equity and corporate bond markets have diverged sharply this year, underlining that while...

    22. April 11, 2016

      SocGen chief to testify to French senate on Panama Papers

      The chief executive of Société Générale is to be hauled in front of the French senate on Tuesday to answer questions...

    23. Fast FT

      April 11, 2016

      UBS and Moody's join high yield bears

      UBS and Moody’s have become the latest groups to express renewed concerns over high yield bonds, joining the growing...

    24. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      SocGen warns of 'tidal wave of corporate default'

      The latest offering from the perma-bear community, delivered by Albert Edwards at SocGen, is, well, bearish. US...

    25. Fast FT

      March 29, 2016

      EM stocks, FX set for best month in 4 years

      Emerging market assets are set to clock their biggest monthly gains in over four years after unexpectedly dovish...

    26. March 22, 2016

      Palantir and Credit Suisse join forces to target rogue traders

      Credit Suisse is joining forces with Palantir Technologies, the artificial intelligence firm backed by the CIA’s...

    27. Fast FT

      March 18, 2016

      UK's SFO gets arrest warrants for Euribor traders

      The Serious Fraud Office said it had obtained European arrest warrants for five suspects who have been charged in its...

    28. Fast FT

      March 16, 2016

      Dollar retreats as Fed turns more cautious

      The greenback is in retreat. The US dollar fell sharply against most currencies of developed economies after the...

    29. March 15, 2016

      SocGen to buy Kleinwort Benson for wealth management push

      Two of the oldest names in British banking are to combine after Société Générale of France said it had agreed to buy...

    30. March 15, 2016

      SocGen/Kleinwort: marrying into wealth

      Nobody buys a venerable financial institution for its distinguished history. What makes such entities valuable is their...

    31. Fast FT

      March 15, 2016

      ECB stimulus heralds wave of bond sales

      The average yield on eurozone investment grade bonds has dropped below 1 per cent for the first time in nearly a year,...

    32. Fast FT

      March 15, 2016

      SocGen to tie up two of oldest names in British banking

      Two of the oldest names in British banking are to be combined in a deal that France’s Société Générale announced on...

    33. Fast FT

      March 4, 2016

      February's US jobs report: what to watch out for

      It’s nonfarm payrolls day. Be excited. The release, due at 13:30 London time, comes amid a resurgence of expectations...

    34. February 25, 2016

      Lloyds Bank: the drugs don’t work

      Every angst-ridden schoolboy knows that the cool kids define themselves against the “losers” as much as through their...

    35. Fast FT

      February 22, 2016

      Euro hits 34 month low against yen

      Looks like the BoJo effect is having an impact beyond the pound. All the focus in the currency market this morning has...

    36. Fast FT

      February 22, 2016

      A hurling for sterling as Boris backs Brexit

      The British pound is on track for its biggest one-day drop in more than a year after Boris Johnson threw his weight...

    37. Fast FT

      February 19, 2016

      Oil sell-off deepens as crude slides 4%

      So much for that rebound. West Texas Intermediate, the US crude marker was down 4.2 per cent to $29.49 a barrel, while...

    38. Fast FT

      February 18, 2016

      Barclays to pay $50m to settle FX suit

      Barclays will pay $50m to settle a US lawsuit stemming from the bank’s investigation over its foreign-exchange trading...

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