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HSBC launches new fintech venture in China after Hong Kong fallout

The move comes amid criticism of the bank over its support of a controversial new law → Read More

City minister ‘surprised’ by Europe’s approach to equivalence in Brexit talks

Glen’s comments come days after UK’s post-Brexit proposals for the City were rebuffed → Read More

European lobby group blasts plans to trim trading hours

Those in favour of a shorter trading day had stressed the need for harmonisation across European exchanges → Read More

Treasury faces ‘impossible’ task picking startups to rescue, says Burbidge

The Future Fund matches private investments in tech startups with taxpayer cash → Read More

LSE boss named as new FCA chief executive

Rathi is expected to take up the role in the autumn → Read More

Two more people executives quit Revolut as it parts ways with MHP

The latest leavers were in the people operations team, which has seen a spate of departures in recent months → Read More

Financial News banking editor wins inclusion and diversity award

Paul Clarke won the award for a piece on why working class graduates struggle to break into banking → Read More

Bank of England latest to apologise for slave trade connections

Lloyd’s of London, the insurance market, issued an apology earlier this week → Read More

Watchdog slaps Commerzbank with £38m fine over money laundering failures

Commerzbank failed to conduct 'timely periodic due diligence on its clients' and to address 'long-standing weaknesses' in an automated money laundering prevention tool → Read More

Banking lobby chief resigns over sexist comments to be revealed in Staveley case

Jones is due as a witness in the £1.5bn High Court case in July → Read More

Inflation hits lowest point since 2016 as lockdown takes toll

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee is expected to increase its asset purchasing programme at a meeting on 18 June → Read More

Barclays laywers dig into Staveley’s dealings with Middle Eastern investors

Jeffery Onions QC appeared to be zeroing in on whether Staveley could have won warrants in the bank → Read More

Revolut hires Amazon director as new head of people

MacDougall is expected is to join the company in the third quarter of this year → Read More

Demand for furlough scheme slows as lockdown eases

Takeup of Sunak’s emergency loan schemes, under which the government will guarantee a certain percentage of loans to ailing businesses, also appears to be easing off → Read More

Pension fund manager calls City of London Corporation to action on race

Meyers is the only mixed race man out of the 125 councilmen that make up the group → Read More

Activists draw up ‘hit list’ of London statues they want torn down

Statues of colonialists who profited or supported the slave trade are being targeted → Read More

Exchange takes cue from crypto investors with weekend FX trading

LMAX Digital sees hundreds of millions of dollars in crypto traded each week, without any downtime → Read More

Barclays lawyers say burden of proof lies with Staveley

The bank’s legal team also refuted the claim it that it would have done 'anything' to avoid nationalisation in 2008 → Read More

Actions speak louder than words, activists tell finance execs

What matters is that words “are followed with real action” → Read More

Bank of England governor tells banks to brace for no-deal Brexit – report

Britain is currently in a transition period that could end later this year without an agreement being reached → Read More