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Monday, 23 October 2017

Huw Jones' s stories

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  • Carney calls for UK-EU bank rules pact after Brexit

    People & Markets | 07 April 2017

    Bank of England Governor Mark Carney called last week for Britain and the European Union to recognise each others’ bank rules after Brexit or risk a potentially damaging hit to financial services across Europe.

  • LSE scuppers Deutsche Boerse merger hopes by rejecting EU demand

    Ticker | 27 February 2017

    The London Stock Exchange has all but ended a planned merger with Deutsche Boerse to create Europe’s biggest stock exchange by ruling out a European antitrust demand, saying it has strong prospects alone.

  • ​BoE fines Mitsubishi UFJ units for poor communication

    Ticker | 09 February 2017

    (Reuters) The Bank of England has fined two units of Japanese bank Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group a record £26.77m for failing to tell the British regulator about a US enforcement case.

  • Banks to Britain: stagger Brexit over years or we could leave

    People & Markets | 02 December 2016

    Britain must negotiate a staggered departure from the European Union over several years or risk banks leaving the country, the biggest banking lobby group will warn the government in coming weeks, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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    RBS to bolster capital after flunking UK stress test

    Ticker | 30 November 2016

    Royal Bank of Scotland must bolster its capital after failing this year’s stress test of British lenders as the state-backed lender faces a big US fine for misconduct and continues to struggle with its turnaround.

  • RBS fails UK bank stress test, must bolster capital

    Ticker | 30 November 2016

    Royal Bank of Scotland must boost its capital buffers after failing this year’s stress test of seven British lenders, the Bank of England said on Wednesday.

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    UK banks given extra 2 years to meet bail-in rules

    Ticker | 08 November 2016

    The Bank of England said Britain’s lenders would be given an extra two years until 2022 to build up sufficient funds to ensure they do not need to rely on taxpayer bailouts if they go under.

  • UK reassures on finance sector stability during Brexit

    People & Markets | 21 October 2016

    Britain will do whatever is needed to ensure the stability of the financial services sector and markets during the process of negotiating its exit from the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said.

  • London edges out NY, but maybe not for long

    People & Markets | 30 September 2016

    London’s role as the world’s top financial centre could be under threat as the implications of Britain leaving the European Union start to sink in.

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    Banks step up effort to avoid damaging Brexit

    People & Markets | 09 September 2016

    Banks and financial firms in the City of London have stepped up their efforts to influence the terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union and ensure their interests are heard.