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      UK challenger banks committed to lending despite Brexit

      Challenger bank bosses have shrugged off Brexit concerns and remain committed to their lending practices in spite of...

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      IMF's Viñals appointed Standard Chartered chairman

      Jose Viñals, the IMF’s financial stability chief, has been appointed chairman of Standard Chartered, leaving the fund...

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    1. 12 hours ago

      Luxembourg woos City to lure financial services business

      Luxembourg has stepped up efforts to win financial services business from the City of London following the UK’s vote to...

    2. 22 hours ago

      Banks ready to charge for business deposits

      Britain’s largest high street banks will charge millions of businesses to deposit cash if interest rates fall,...

    3. July 26, 2016

      RBS and NatWest consider charging business clients to hold cash

      Millions of customers face paying charges to deposit cash with Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest if the Bank of...

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      July 26, 2016

      Virgin Money delays small business lending after Brexit vote

      Virgin Money has deferred plans to launch into the small business and unsecured lending markets following the vote to...

    5. July 26, 2016

      Break up Financial Conduct Authority watchdog, MPs demand

      Senior MPs are calling for a review on breaking up the UK’s financial watchdog because of “severe flaws” in the...

    6. July 25, 2016

      Bank regulators, be careful what you wish for

      The Bank of England’s announcement that UK banks can reduce the “rainy day” capital they had previously been asked to...

    7. July 25, 2016

      BHS report lays bare failure and liability

      Dominic Chappell, who bought retailer BHS for £1 and presided over its collapse barely a year later, had credibility...

    8. July 24, 2016

      Nationwide explores launch into SME lending

      Nationwide is exploring a launch into the small business banking market as part of a wide-reaching review of the mutual...

    9. July 22, 2016

      Front-running: a fuzzy area baked into the way markets work

      Back in the early 1990s, this correspondent, as a rookie market reporter, watched first hand as a leading British...

    10. July 22, 2016

      High Street banks target high rollers with premium services

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      July 22, 2016

      Markets Live: Friday, 22nd July, 2016

      This Markets Live session ended at 12:06 on 22 Jul 2016. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy PMMorning...

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      July 22, 2016

      Stocks slip on slew of weak earnings; ECB stays on hold

      Stocks are ending the week on a downbeat note as traders reassess the chances of more central bank support, and after...

    13. July 21, 2016

      MasterCard bags payment processor Vocalink for £700m

      MasterCard has struck a £700m deal to acquire Vocalink, the company behind £6tn of payments a year, in a move that...

    14. July 21, 2016

      HSBC case is another blow for trust in banks

      Banks like to tell the world how much they respect and value their clients. In its literature, the UK-based global...

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      July 21, 2016

      Mastercard buys payments processor Vocalink

      Mastercard has struck a £700m deal to acquire Vocalink, the company behind £6trn of UK payments a year, in a move that...

    16. July 21, 2016

      StanChart to launch digital banking across nine countries

      Standard Chartered is launching video banking for more than 5m customers across Asia, Africa and the Middle East as...

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      July 21, 2016

      TSB profits double as it poaches customers

      TSB has more than doubled profits in the first half of the year after boosting mortgage lending and poaching current...

    18. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      UBS, StanChart, DBS face actions by MAS

      Singapore’s regulator will take “firm regulatory actions” against UBS, Standard Chartered and DBS bank for serious...

    19. July 20, 2016

      HSBC forex traders charged with criminal fraud

      Two top foreign exchange traders employed by HSBC have been charged with making $8m in profits and fees by “front...

    20. July 20, 2016

      Day of reckoning for world’s oldest bank

      Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the world’s oldest surviving lender, faces its latest reckoning on July 29, when the...

    21. July 19, 2016

      Financial watchdog calls for access to EU single market

      Andrew Bailey, the new head of the Financial Conduct Authority, has said access to the EU’s single market is essential...

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      July 19, 2016

      Brexit, the Target2 angle

      Everybody knows much of the City of London was vehemently opposed to Brexit because of fears of what might happen to...

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      July 18, 2016

      Turkey: So now what? What the market analysts say

      Friday’s attempted coup in Turkey hit the country’s markets hard, though the currency is bouncing back today. Here’s...

    24. July 17, 2016

      Bill Winters, Standard Chartered: thwarted diplomat’s repair job

      Bill Winters always wanted to be a diplomat. But in an ironic twist, he was too hard up to accept offers to study...

    25. July 17, 2016

      StanChart chief Bill Winters warns of HQ move if taxes rise

      Standard Chartered’s chief executive has said the emerging markets bank would consider moving its headquarters out of...

    26. July 17, 2016

      Brexit vote prompts flood of cash into money market funds

      Investors are pouring cash into low-risk money market funds as they postpone allocation decisions amid market...

    27. July 15, 2016

      How do I move my US pension to the UK?

      I have some funds in a US pension scheme set up over 40 years ago when I worked there. I am now 74, living in the UK,...

    28. July 15, 2016

      European banks face €30bn-€40bn capital bill after Brexit

      European banks could be forced to put as much as €40bn of extra capital into their UK branches as a result of the...

    29. July 15, 2016

      City Insider: UniCredit chief sets humble tone for the Italian bank

      Jean-Pierre Mustier: Cattle class Jean-Pierre Mustier, the former investment banking chief of UniCredit, returned to...

    30. July 14, 2016

      Rate cut expectations shift as Bank of England holds fire

      Mortgage borrowers, investors and savers shifted their expectations of a cut in interest rates to August, after the...

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      July 14, 2016

      BoE keeps rates steady: analyst responses

      Well that was unexpected. The BoE has shocked markets by keeping rates at 0.5 per cent, with only one MPC member voting...

    32. Fast FT

      July 14, 2016

      JPMorgan higher as profit drops less than expected

      JPMorgan has got the US banks’ earnings season off to a solid start, beating expectations with a slight fall in net...

    33. July 14, 2016

      Digital challenger Starling wins UK banking licence

      Fledgling mobile bank Starling has this week been granted a UK banking licence by the financial regulator as...

    34. July 13, 2016

      Anger at JPMorgan’s ‘unhelpful’ Brexit warnings

      Senior bankers in London are growing frustrated with JPMorgan Chase’s public warnings that it may cut thousands of jobs...

    35. July 13, 2016

      Deutsche Bank: false alarm

      Kicking someone when they are down is ungentlemanly. The International Monetary Fund, unfortunately for Deutsche Bank,...

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      July 13, 2016

      Festival of Finance: Podcasts Part Three

      FT Trading Room: One chain to bind them all Cutting through the hype, what is the blockchain “movement” really about?...

    37. July 13, 2016

      Banks expect credit demand to fall as post-Brexit uncertainty hits

      The UK’s big banks expect demand for credit from businesses and households to fall as a result of post-Brexit economic...

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      July 13, 2016

      The Fed's FX swap facilities have been quiet... too quiet?

      One interesting quirk of the post-Brexit market mess has been the lack of any mad dash for emergency dollar liquidity —...

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