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Thursday, 19 October 2017

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  • FICC Markets Standards Board logo

    INTERVIEW-FICC standards group sets sights on 'grey areas'

    Ticker | 23 February 2017

    The standards board for fixed income markets sees dozens of grey areas that could open the door to conflicts of interest, and is aiming to clarify and codify the rules around them.

  • Czarra leaves UBS

    Ticker | 16 February 2017

    Melanie Czarra, head of EMEA corporate debt capital markets and client solutions at UBS, has left the bank, according to a source close to the matter.

  • Something disruptive this way comes

    Something disruptive this way comes

    All Special Reports | 16 December 2016

    Have you heard the one-liner about banks being badly run technology firms with a sideline in finance? It may be a poor joke but many a true word is spoken in jest.

  • Origin to launch MTN debt platform

    People & Markets | 02 December 2016

    Origin, a start-up platform for frequent issuers of medium-term notes and private placements, is set to officially launch in beta mode this month, people familiar with the situation said.

  • UPDATE 1-Barclays fired banker in response to what he told SFO: lawyer

    Ticker | 23 November 2016

    Barclays dismissed one of its most senior investment bankers as a “direct response” of what he told the Serious Fraud Office during an investigation into the bank, his lawyer said in court on Wednesday.

  • Barclays

    SFO seeks to gag Boath's case vs Barclays

    Top News | 18 November 2016

    Britain’s Serious Fraud Office is pressing for a civil lawsuit against Barclays by former investment banker Richard Boath to be heard in private to avoid prejudicing its investigation into the bank’s 2008 emergency fundraising.

  • Banks told to be more transparent on debt allocations

    People & Markets | 18 November 2016

    Banks need to be more transparent about their allocation policies for debt issuance and investors should ensure their orders reflect their true demand, the new board aiming to improve standards in fixed-income markets said.

  • UK's SFO wants Boath lawsuit heard privately to protect Barclays probe

    Ticker | 15 November 2016

    Britain’s Serious Fraud Office is pressing for a civil lawsuit against Barclays by former senior investment banker Richard Boath to be heard in private to avoid prejudicing its investigation into the bank’s 2008 emergency fundraising.

  • Euronext, Algomi create bond trading platform

    People & Markets | 04 November 2016

    Euronext has formed a joint venture with Algomi in a bid to become a centralised market for pan-European corporate bond trading, the exchange said last week.

  • Banca Monte dei Paschi Siena

    Bond investors stall BMPS capital raising

    Top News | 21 October 2016

    Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena subordinated bond investors are resisting recapitalisation proposals that could see their holdings swapped into equity in the troubled bank.