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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Huw Jones' s stories

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  • European Union flags

    EU may ditch plan to separate bank trading activities

    Capital City | 05 December 2014

    (Reuters) - The European Union may ditch plans to force banks to keep high-risk trading activities separate from their main businesses because of opposition from some member states.

  • ECB

    ECB's Nouy says banks must show they can make profits

    Capital City | 28 November 2014

    Eurozone banks that failed or barely passed this year’s health checks will have to demonstrate they can make sustainable profits and may need to sell off loss-making units, the European Central Bank’s top supervisor said.

  • FSB

    New rules proposed to put an end to "too big to fail" banks

    Capital City | 10 November 2014

    (Reuters) - Global regulators on Monday proposed new rules to ensure that bank creditors rather than taxpayers pick up the bill when a big lender collapses.

  • BoE

    Bank of England says "anything goes" attitude in finance must end

    Capital City | 28 October 2014

    (Reuters) - Tougher rules may be needed to stop a repeat of the behaviour in financial markets that has hit trust and confidence in recent years, Bank of England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik said on Monday.

  • The Bank of England

    UK unveils tough regime for failed banks

    People & Markets | 24 October 2014

    Top managers of a failed bank would be replaced immediately and creditors told within two days the losses they would bear, the Bank of England has said in its blueprint for avoiding taxpayer bailouts in future financial crises.

  • FCA

    UK watchdog says banks struggle to clean up FX market

    Capital City | 09 September 2014

    (Reuters) - Banks are struggling to stamp out activity at the root of alleged manipulation in foreign exchange markets, the chairman of Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) watchdog told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday.

  • Carney

    G20 signals flexibility on big bank failures - sources

    Capital City | 05 September 2014

    (Reuters) - Regulators trying to end the problem of “too big to fail” banks are moving closer to a landmark deal that will give large banks more flexibility about how to deal with losses when they go bust and cut the amount of fresh bonds they will need to issue.

  • Europe

    Analysis: Rekindling Europe's repacked debt market will take years

    Capital City | 02 September 2014

    (Reuters) - Reviving Europe’s repackaged debt market to fund economic recovery will take years and hinge on a re-invention of the sector rather than quick regulatory tweaks, bankers and regulators say.

  • UK bans sale of CoCos to retail

    People & Markets | 08 August 2014

    Britain’s banks will be banned from offering contingent convertible bonds to the mass market from October, the country’s Financial Conduct Authority said.

  • A sign for Bank Street is pictured in the financial district Canary Wharf

    UK bankers face seven-year claw-backs

    People & Markets | 01 August 2014

    Miscreant bankers face having their bonuses clawed back for up to seven years after their award, under measures set out by the Bank of England as it tightens its regulatory clampdown on wrongdoing in the financial sector.