Wednesday, 02 December 2015


Bank of England governor and Financial Stability Board Chairman Mark Carney

Bank of England's Carney says UK banks' job almost done on capital

01 December 2015

(Reuters) - British banks including HSBC and Lloyds have almost completed the job of building up their defences against a future financial crisis, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday as he set out details of new capital requirements.

The US Federal Reserve building in Washington

Fed approves curb to future 'too big to fail' lending

30 November 2015

(Reuters) - The Federal Reserve Board on Monday approved a proposal to curb its emergency lending powers, a change demanded by Congress after the central bank’s controversial decision to aid AIG, Citigroup and others in 2008.


MEPs support one-year MiFID delay

27 November 2015

A one-year delay for the implementation of MiFID II is becoming increasingly likely after a group of MEPs confirmed their support for the proposal.

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China stocks tumble most since summer slump as brokerage probe widens

27 November 2015

(Reuters) - Chinese shares sank more than 5 percent on Friday in their biggest drop since this summer’s rout after Reuters reported the stock regulator had widened its probe on brokerages to include the country’s fourth-biggest securities firm.

Haitong Securities office

China regulator widens securities probes

IFR 2111 28 November to 4 December 2015

China Haitong Securities is under investigation by the country’s stock watchdog, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday – a move that follows probes into two other domestic brokers.