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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. May 24, 2016

      Wells Fargo to keep lending to debt-heavy companies

      Wells Fargo’s top commercial banker has vowed to keep lending to companies already carrying lots of debt, despite...

    5. May 18, 2016

      European banks fret over ‘living wills’

      European banks are lobbying US regulators to extend a July 1 deadline to submit the next versions of their “living...

    6. May 17, 2016

      Electronic trading innovator predicts brokerage industry cull

      Thomas Peterffy, the billionaire owner of Interactive Brokers and a pioneer of electronic markets, says there will be a...

    7. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      US working to collect data on government bond market

      The US is working on an “efficient and effective” way to collect and disseminate data on trading in the US government...

    8. May 16, 2016

      Buyout firms’ secondary market is of prime concern

      Crime has a way of shining a light into the darkest crevices of Wall Street. In March, Andrew Caspersen, a well-heeled...

    9. May 16, 2016

      Globalisation of drugs manufacturing raises concerns over quality

      When the US Department of Justice imposed a $500m fine on Ranbaxy, the Indian medicines producer, in 2013, it...

    10. May 15, 2016

      Too many businesses want a piece of the financial action

      One of the great ironies of business today is that the richest and most powerful companies in the world are more...

    11. May 5, 2016

      Fannie Mae profits fall by half

      Net profits more than halved in the first quarter at Fannie Mae, the government-backed mortgage company, highlighting...

    12. May 3, 2016

      New Federal Reserve push to limit fallout from bank failures

      The Federal Reserve is proposing new measures to prevent a chaotic bank collapse by asking institutions that trade with...

    13. May 2, 2016

      Upstart lender SoFi maintains its bravado as fintech fever cools

      Mike Cagney’s knees are bleeding. At SoFi’s pristine campus in San Francisco, the chief executive is just back from a...

    14. May 2, 2016

      Dudley sees gaps in Fed’s emergency lending powers

      A top Federal Reserve official has warned of “significant gaps” in the central bank’s ability to provide emergency help...

    15. April 27, 2016

      US renews push for monitoring equity market

      US regulators are renewing their ambitious push for a vast computer system to monitor the $23tn US stock market in real...

    16. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      US renews push for vast equity audit trail

      US regulators are renewing a push for a vast computer system to monitor the entire $23tn stock market in realtime, one...

    17. April 22, 2016

      Investment banks can endure tougher times

      If Goldman Sachs is suffering, the investment banking business cannot be in prime condition. Goldman’s profits for the...

    18. April 21, 2016

      US finance professionals face fresh pay crackdown

      Thousands of US finance professionals from Wall Street traders to brokers and investment bankers face new restrictions...

    19. April 19, 2016

      Wells Fargo approved as ‘primary dealer’ for US Treasury debt

      Wells Fargo has become the first bank to be approved as one of the “primary dealers” responsible for underwriting the...

    20. Fast FT

      April 18, 2016

      US regulators move to heighten hedge fund scrutiny

      The US will subject hedge funds to heightened scrutiny as regulators concerned about potential threats to financial...

    21. April 13, 2016

      Bank living wills: Citigroup leads the pack

      It has been so long since the financial crisis that Citigroup has emerged as a model institution. Perhaps the...

    22. April 13, 2016

      US rejects ‘living wills’ of five banks

      Five big US banks including JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America have been warned by regulators to reform or face harsh...

    23. Fast FT

      April 13, 2016

      EU-US data protection deal challenged

      European data protection authorities have expressed doubts about key features of a crucial new data transfer agreement...

    24. April 12, 2016

      Complexity, not size, is the real danger in banking

      Poor Bernie Sanders. How can you expect to become US president if you are not familiar with the relative spheres of...

    25. April 11, 2016

      Goldman pays $5.1bn to settle MBS mis-selling

      Goldman Sachs has inked a $5.1bn settlement with US authorities over mis-sold mortgage-backed securities, in a final...

    26. April 11, 2016

      General Electric to float Czech banking business

      General Electric plans to float its Czech banking business as the US conglomerate continues its push to dispose of...

    27. April 10, 2016

      Apple cash move will not end EU tax probe

      The European Union’s competition commissioner has said that its probe into Apple’s tax deals with Ireland would...

    28. April 10, 2016

      US lawyers in mini-exodus to London as DoJ lengthens reach

      As the long arm of US law enforcement grows longer, it is driving another transatlantic push: a mini-exodus of former...

    29. April 8, 2016

      Offshore banking business, international crime!

      Offshore banking business, international crime! Offshore Banking Business, happening all the time! It’s not an idle...

    30. April 8, 2016

      US government to challenge MetLife ‘too big to fail’ decision

      The Obama administration is to launch a legal fightback after a federal court found it had acted unlawfully by deeming...

    31. April 7, 2016

      US politics is closing the door on free trade

      Donald Trump wants to slap punitive tariffs on China. Hillary Clinton opposes the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership...

    32. April 7, 2016

      M&A deals worth $370bn torpedoed by Obama administration

      US companies have abandoned $370bn of large deals since President Barack Obama came into power in 2009, after...

    33. April 7, 2016

      JPMorgan chief Dimon warns on dangers of undermining US banks

      Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, has mounted a defence of the biggest US banks, saying...

    34. April 6, 2016

      Collapse of $160bn Pfizer and Allergan merger shocks corporate US

      The collapse of Pfizer’s $160bn merger with Allergan on Wednesday brought the total value of abandoned deals this year...

    35. April 6, 2016

      US makes concessions on retirement advice fees

      The investment industry has wrung a series of concessions from the Obama administration in new rules that the White...

    36. April 5, 2016

      US crackdown on inversions came ‘out of left field’

      For the past couple of years, President Barack Obama has been accused of failing to prevent US companies from...

    37. April 5, 2016

      Tax inversions: what the new rules mean

      What’s been announced? On Monday, the US Treasury said it was taking additional steps to “rein in inversions” —...

    38. April 4, 2016

      European banks face US capital hit unless rules converge

      European banks may be forced to hold another $5bn of regulatory capital to trade equity options in the US unless...

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