Relative of President Xi Jinping accused of being a director of an offshore company based in the British Virgin Islands
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Tuesday 25 May 2010
Six big investment banks published trading volumes for their "dark pools" for the first time yesterday, showing them as a tiny fraction of the market and not the major hidden rivals to stock exchanges that some argue.
Thursday 20 May 2010
Wednesday 12 May 2010
Monday 10 May 2010
The Prudential and the Financial Services Authority are close to striking an agreement over the insurance giant's planned £24bn takeover of its Asian rival AIA, after intervention by the City watchdog last week delayed a rights issue to fund the takeover.
Sunday 09 May 2010
Sunday 09 May 2010
The Prudential will seek this week to renegotiate the price of its $35.5bn (£24bn) deal to buy AIG's Asian assets amid growing anger among investors about the proposed takeover.
Thursday 06 May 2010
The London market suffered another bruising session last night as traders sold out on worries that southern Europe's sovereign debt storm could worsen despite recent agreement on the Greek bailout.
Wednesday 05 May 2010
Saturday 01 May 2010
Tuesday 20 April 2010
Havas, the marketing group headed by Vincent Bolloré, has returned to growth for the first quarter in more than a year, after winning contracts from companies including Credit Suisse, Heineken and Comet.
Saturday 17 April 2010
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) was the only story in town last night, touching a session high above the Treasury's buy-in price as traders eyed the potential for a doubling of the share price.
Thursday 15 April 2010
An outfit called Desk Space Genie is in touch to suggest a little money-making scheme for these difficult times. If your company has been through a redundancy programme, why not earn a few bob renting out the desks that the poor unfortunates vacated. Desk Space Genie even has an online exchange to let you advertise the desk space you can offer.
Thursday 08 April 2010
Three City firms were hit with fines totalling £4.2 million today after repeatedly failing to provide trading figures which help the regulator spot market abuse.
Wednesday 24 February 2010
The marketing group Aegis was in focus as bid hopes came back to the fore last night.
Saturday 13 February 2010
Sales of the tablet are set to fall again, say analysts
Met Police confirm there was a 'minor disturbance' and that no-one was arrested
George Lucas criticises the major Hollywood film studios
Does Chris Grayling realise what a vague concept he is dealing with?
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver allegedly kicks gay couple off for kissing
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
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- 4 Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest
- 5 Brian Harvey turns up at Downing Street and 'demands to speak to Prime Minister'