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      Brexit 'spillovers' a risk to US financial stability - OFR

      The UK’s vote to leave the EU has raised the threat level of US financial stability, according to the US government’s...

    2. 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...

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      Regulators are using powerful algorithms to spot market manipulation. Meanwhile, we lo...
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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. July 20, 2016

      Investors stall on prime money market pullout

      US investors are stalling on pulling cash out of prime money market funds as they hang on to higher yields before a...

    4. July 19, 2016

      VW boss told of emissions issue in 2006, says lawsuit

      Matthias Müller, chief executive of Volkswagen, was party to engineering discussions 10 years ago that led to the use...

    5. July 19, 2016

      Wall Street on edge as Republicans warm to Glass-Steagall

      The Republican convention has left Wall Street banks on edge by embracing a populist proposal to break up big...

    6. July 15, 2016

      Wall St pay battle heats up as US election looms

      Say you’re a trader on Wall Street, and you want to give your secretary a festive bonus. Or maybe you run a call-centre...

    7. July 14, 2016

      Citadel adds phone trading to European swaps market push

      Citadel Securities has added a surprising weapon to its market-making arsenal in Europe as it attacks a fixed income...

    8. July 12, 2016

      Blythe Masters quits as chairwoman of Santander Consumer USA

      Blythe Masters has quit as chairwoman of Santander Consumer USA, the subprime car loans provider, after less than a...

    9. July 12, 2016

      Osborne intervened in US HSBC money-laundering probe, report says

      UK chancellor George Osborne sought to help HSBC avoid criminal charges in the US for money laundering by warning that...

    10. July 12, 2016

      Regulator sounds new alert on banks’ property lending

      A top US regulator has sounded a new alert over banks’ commercial real estate lending, adding to concerns that bubbles...

    11. June 30, 2016

      US banks to dish out $96bn after stress tests

      Shareholders in US banks are in line for their biggest payouts since the global financial crisis after regulators gave...

    12. June 30, 2016

      Regulators use Silicon Valley’s AI to catch rogue traders

      In Robert Harris’s 2011 novel The Fear Index a secretive hedge fund builds a computer capable of making its own trading...

    13. June 29, 2016

      Bank capital: stress less

      It has become an annual rite. US banks sidle up to the Federal Reserve, asking, “Does my capital look big in this?” The...

    14. June 29, 2016

      European banks, battered by Brexit, face new US challenge

      The timing could not be worse. European banks are already scrambling to calm investor fears that the UK’s vote last...

    15. June 29, 2016

      GE Capital sheds ‘too big to fail’ status

      The US government has reversed a controversial decision to brand GE Capital as a group warranting tougher regulation...

    16. June 28, 2016

      Brexit vote sparks US fears over transatlantic regulation

      The Brexit vote has cast doubt over US-EU initiatives to harmonise transatlantic regulation, with a senior Democrat and...

    17. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      ZTE granted extension of US sanctions reprieve

      The US Department of Commerce has extended a sanctions reprieve for ZTE granted after the Chinese telecom equipment...

    18. June 24, 2016

      US banks face higher stress test hurdle

      The message from the US Federal Reserve was clear: the biggest banks in America have enough capital to withstand the...

    19. June 23, 2016

      Big banks pass first round of Fed’s stress test

      The US banking system has the financial strength to withstand an economic meltdown — and negative US interest rates —...

    20. June 23, 2016

      Merrill Lynch fined $415m for misusing client money

      US regulators launched a crackdown on finance companies that mix client money with their own as the securities watchdog...

    21. June 22, 2016

      FSB proposes stress testing for asset managers

      Asset managers should be subject to stress tests in the way banks are, and should disclose more about their liquidity...

    22. June 22, 2016

      Regulators say bitcoin poses ‘financial stability risks’

      A powerful club of US regulators has warned that the growing popularity of bitcoin and other digital currencies is...

    23. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      US regulators warn on bitcoin risks

      A powerful club of US regulators has warned that the growing popularity of bitcoin and other digital currencies is...

    24. June 20, 2016

      US government puts itself on the line in MetLife challenge

      The US government has set up a high-stakes legal showdown by fighting back against the judge who criticised its...

    25. June 20, 2016

      US banks put regulators on notice over Brexit

      US banks have put federal regulators on notice over how they think Britain’s departure from the EU would hit their...

    26. June 15, 2016

      Current and former Visium portfolio managers charged with fraud

      A current and a former portfolio manager at Visium Asset Management were charged with fraud in a Manhattan federal...

    27. June 13, 2016

      SEC returns to its roots with accounting fraud crackdown

      With the price of oil less than half its 2014 level, US financial watchdogs are on alert for accounting fraud in the...

    28. June 12, 2016

      The Big Bang spawned a dark-trading monster

      There have been so many egregious cases of customers being mistreated by financial service providers that it is...

    29. June 6, 2016

      New bank safety plans criticised for encouraging risky loans

      Banks will be encouraged to lend more to their weakest borrowers and take on excessive risks if global regulators push...

    30. June 2, 2016

      Federal Reserve to toughen stress tests for big US banks

      Federal Reserve officials have confirmed plans to toughen the annual round of stress tests for the biggest, most...

    31. June 1, 2016

      Anbang drops FGL buyout approval from New York regulator

      Questions from a US regulator have prompted Anbang Insurance to drop an application for approval of its $1.57bn buyout...

    32. May 31, 2016

      Ex-Barclays man charged with leaking tips to plumber

      A former Barclays director was arrested on Tuesday on charges of passing insider information on upcoming mergers to his...

    33. May 29, 2016

      BlackRock’s new mortgage-backed securities ETF causes concern

      BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manage, has launched the first European-listed exchange traded fund that invests...

    34. May 26, 2016

      Q&A: How to act like an ethical FX trader

      The sprawling currencies market finally has some globally-recognised, industry-wide guidelines on how to behave and...

    35. May 26, 2016

      Washington steps up fintech oversight

      The battle lines over financial technology are being drawn in Washington as the government scrutinises a sector that...

    36. May 25, 2016

      Citigroup fined $425m for rate-rigging violations

      Senior managers at Citigroup’s markets business knew Libor trader Tom Hayes sought to manipulate the market at his...

    37. May 25, 2016

      Citi traders’ 2008 manipulations revealed

      As Citigroup became the latest big bank to pay a fine over the attempted manipulation of Libor, the US regulator’s...

    38. May 25, 2016

      SEC probes Alibaba’s accounting practices

      Alibaba, the US-listed Chinese ecommerce group, is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission for...

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