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Fareed Sahloul

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Past articles by Fareed:

Morgan Stanley profits tumble by almost 30% as virus takes its toll

As with rivals, a first-quarter surge in trading revenues was not enough to prevent bottom-line damage → Read More

FCA eases some best execution rules for traders as virus squeezes markets

Executives in UK financial services want the regulator to do more to ease the industry's path through the current crisis → Read More

Basel delays introduction of revised banking standards as virus rattles markets

The influential standard-setter for global banking industry wants to give firms time to focus on the immediate threats posed by Covid-19 → Read More

Prime minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. In a message on Twitter on 27 March, Johnson wrote: “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus. Together we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives.” → Read More

Barclays’ corporate broking head joins advisory firm Fenchurch

Kunal Gandhi is a well-known name in City investment banking circles → Read More

Credit Suisse cuts Tidjane Thiam’s pay in wake of ‘spygate’

Tidjane Thiam saw pay for his final year in charge of Credit Suisse slashed in the wake of a spying scandal that engulfed the Swiss bank and ultimately cost the CEO his job. In its annual report published on 25 March, Credit Suisse said Thiam was awarded total compensation for 2019 of 10.7m Swiss francs, 15% lower than the previous year. It said the reduction was due in part to the bank failing… → Read More

EU’s top Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier tests positive for coronavirus

Barnier has led the EU's negotiating position on Brexit since the UK voted to leave the bloc in 2016 → Read More

FCA bans short selling on host of Italian and Spanish stocks

It follows similar steps by Consob, the Italian financial regulator, and Spain’s Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores → Read More

Bank of England’s emergency rate cut: What the City is saying

Benchmark rate returns to record low to help cushion the UK economy against the impact of coronavirus → Read More

Amundi chiefs say global recession remains a ‘tail risk’

Investment heads say investors must 'stay vigilant but not over-react to current market conditions' → Read More

Livingbridge adds four to investment teams as hiring spree continues

Three new associate directors and one investment manager will be based at the firm’s offices in London, Manchester, and Boston → Read More

Man Group lifted by 182% spike in performance fees

UK-listed investment firm also adds three women to its board of directors → Read More

UK seeks greater single-market protections for City companies in Brexit trade talks

Westminster wants ‘appropriate consultation and structured processes for the withdrawal of equivalence’ → Read More

Investment bankers grounded as coronavirus arrives in Europe

Goldman, JPMorgan, Deutsche and others enforce travel restrictions in Europe as Covid-19 spreads → Read More

Citadel and Marshall Wace see bets against airlines pay off as virus spreads

Hedge funds were probably among the few winners in Monday’s markets, which were spooked as new coronavirus cases emerged outside China → Read More

Barclays to appoint headhunters in search for next CEO — report

A changing of the guard in leadership is underway across Europe's banking industry → Read More

UBS’s choice of CEO raises questions about future of investment bank

Ralph Hamers, chief executive of Dutch bank ING, has spent much of his career in retail banking management roles → Read More

‘Pride has been restored’: Ermotti’s farewell message to UBS staff

CEO of almost a decade says pride has been restored in the Swiss banking giant → Read More

Europe launches review of giant Mifid II trading rulebook

European Commission has seen a number of initiatives aimed at making markets more transparent struggle to take hold → Read More

Tidjane Thiam bows out with 69% profit rise at Credit Suisse

Thiam resigned as CEO last week amid the fallout from a spying scandal at the Swiss bank → Read More