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Here are the 17 Goldman Sachs bankers charged over the 1MDB scandal

The Asian country's government wants prison sentences of up to 10 years if the individuals are convicted → Read More

Top GAM shareholder seeks damages from ousted fund manager Haywood

Krupa Global Investments demands that Tim Haywood pay compensation for reputational damage → Read More

Funding Circle fiasco dents fintech IPO ambitions

The collapse of the peer-to-peer lender’s share price has soured the environment for hotly tipped IPO candidates → Read More

Review: School of Rockonomics graduates needed in the real world

Economics professor Alan B. Krueger's final book shows how changing markets are coming to resemble the music business → Read More

Review: Bernanke, Geithner and Paulson team up for firefighting

The three architects of the US response to the financial crisis have a few smouldering insights but the prose is soggy → Read More

Watchdog backs down from breaking up Big Four audit firms

But Competition and Markets Authority affirms recommendation that audit and consulting functions be kept separate → Read More

Review: ‘Darkness By Design’ says cheating in dark markets is rational

Oxford professor Walter Mattli argues that the lack of effective regulation and enforcement in modern markets has incentivised bad behaviour → Read More

Review: ‘Jews, Money, Myth’ deftly exposes roots of anti-Semitic stereotypes

Jewish Museum exhibition covers the unfairness of anti-Semitic stereotypes from Rembrandt through to YouTube videos → Read More

Review: ‘The Inventor’ — fake it until you make it, or get caught

Documentary about failed blood-testing startup Theranos examines how we define leadership → Read More

Central banker Raghuram Rajan sidesteps Bank of England rumours

The celebrated economist on the future of liberal democracy and rumours he is in line for the top job at the Bank of England → Read More

Photos: New book shows Square Mile through a different lens

London’s Square Mile: A Secret City showcases Polly Braden’s photos of the City with text by historian David Kynaston → Read More

The City must oppose Brexit purgatory or end up like Quebec

Montreal's cautionary tale of falling from financial services dominance shows why indecision is worse than no decision → Read More

An audience with Kenneth Rogoff: The man blamed for austerity

The Harvard economist on becoming a political target, digital money and the home of the next crisis → Read More

Saudis to capitulate on oil as US stockpiles surge — analysts

The recent record-breaking falls in the commodity price are unlikely to last through the end of the year → Read More

Morgan Stanley beats expectations with boost from equity bankers

Wall Street bank's third quarter results surpassed analyst earnings per share predictions as equity underwriting revenue rose 62% → Read More

Goldman or Google? Banks’ charm offensive for tech talent pays off

Once considered a lesser option for technically skilled graduates, banking has become a more attractive destination → Read More

The method in Trump’s trade madness

Why did Trump pull another Twitter fit? And why are markets taking his torpedoing of the G7’s communique in stride? → Read More

Worldpay founder partners with UK government supplier

Nick Ogden’s ClearBank and prepaid payment card provider allpay announce partnership → Read More

The Fintech Files: Playing with encrypted data — without seeing it

Welcome to The Fintech Files, keeping you up-to-date with the latest developments in financial tech and innovation. Regular host Yolanda Bobeldijk is on maternity leave, so this week's edition is brought to you by Dave Morris, FN's features editor. Playing with encrypted data — without seeing it With the General Data Protection Regulation deadline bearing down on European financial services,… → Read More

Painful fourth quarter? Take US tax reform and call me in the morning

Though some banks may throw every expense into the fourth quarter for tax reasons, it should set up a bumper 2018 → Read More