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A Chinese bank employee counts yuan notes at a local bank in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu.

China speeds up work on bank capital

26 April 2016

Big Four must boost capital buffers by close to US$1trn

File photo of the logo of French bank Societe General is seen outside their headquarters in La Defen

P&M: Escoffier leaves Societe Generale

25 April 2016

David Escoffier, deputy head of global markets at Societe Generale and CEO of Newedge, has decided to leave the company. Escoffier had been heavily responsible for building up the French bank’s equity derivatives capabilities in London.

Malaysia

BONDS: IPIC statement sends 1MDB bonds plunging

18 April 2016

Bonds from embattled Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB tumbled late on Monday after Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Corporation said it would no longer service interest payments on US$3.5bn of the fund’s debt.

Waiting for ECB impact on mezz

Brexit risks taking multi-trillion euro trading from London

01 April 2016

(Reuters) - If Britons vote to leave the EU, London’s financial centre faces losing one of its top money spinners - the trade in trillions of euros in derivatives - and the European Central Bank will be pushing hard for the business to move onto its patch.

Anthony Peters columnist format

Start the week

03 May 2016 By

A Tuesday that feels like a Monday and only four days until Friday; there’s nothing wrong with that. The world was, nevertheless, not entirely asleep and we return to a world that is still struggling to know which side is up.

David Marsh

Sensitive decisions on succession

03 May 2016 By David Marsh, managing director and co-founder of OMFIF

Lessons from central bank-government squabbling.

James Saft - June 2014

The self-driving road to lower returns

03 May 2016 By

The development of self-driving cars is a good example of how, and why, the future may be a less profitable place for investors.

Anthony Peters columnist format

A reflection on the month

29 April 2016 By

Another month gone and, to be fair, not too bad a one in most peoples’ books. Despite a soft day on Wall Street which saw the Dow fall by 1.17% and the S&P by 0.92%, both indices are still in positive territory for the month.

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