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Past articles by Lucy:

Fine wine escapes Brexit hangover — Financial News: Brexit

After the Leave vote, investors sought safety in gold and sovereign bonds. Maybe they should really have been buying fine wine. → Read More

Ex-Deutsche rainmaker Aslaksen to return at Credit Suisse

One of London's top investment bankers is to return to the City of London in a 'top' role at the Swiss bank → Read More

Goldman pay pool shrinks as headwinds hit revenues

Bank posts biggest declines in equity underwriting and trading on Wall Street as revenues hit four-year low → Read More

Citi falls prey to Q1 carnage with $1bn profit drop

Horror start to the year for investment banks claims another victim on Wall Street → Read More

JP Morgan boosts high-yield desk in Europe

US bank introduces new managerial role to the team following two senior exits in 2015 → Read More

IPO study unlikely to ease rift between big banks and independents

The FCA's interim report into IPO processes in the UK finds 'no evidence' independent advisers are not acting in their clients' best interests → Read More

Demand outstrips supply in City's jobs market

Job openings in the City of London dropped by over 20% in March, compared with a year ago, but the number of those looking for work soared → Read More

Investment banking's Rising Stars: What we wish we'd learnt sooner

From the importance of networking to getting married earlier, the latest crop of the most promising young investment bankers tell FN what they would do differently if starting out today → Read More

FCA flags advice gap as key theme for 2016

Against a backdrop of deep pensions reforms in the UK, the regulator has put advice alongside crime and culture as one of its main priorities for the year ahead → Read More

Broker bosses adapt as fees dry up

Aware that they are part of a shrinking party, bosses of UK stockbroking firms are making tough decisions in the faith that there will be better times to come → Read More

Panmure pulls plug on fixed-income push

City stockbroker cuts Charles Stanley fixed-income team it acquired last year and drops plans to grow the business → Read More

MD promotion reveals STJ's ambitions

London-based firm hands former BAML banker new role to help it expand into convertible bond and equity derivatives advice → Read More

Investors see IPO freeze until mid-year

Fund managers caution that fewer IPO documents are hitting their desks as float activity 'grinds to almost a halt' in Europe → Read More

Deutsche cedes further ground in European investment banking

German bank poised to end Q1 outside the top three investment banking fee earners in Europe for the first time in 15 years → Read More

No way up or out for banking’s ‘lost generation’ of directors

Many senior investment bankers have been left waiting (and waiting) to step up to managing director, and their patience is running out → Read More

Goldman picks Citi MD to co-run corporate broking

Appointment comes a year after former co-head Phil Shelley left for rival Barclays → Read More

RBS posts CIB loss for 2015

A year after the group abandoned its standalone investment bank model amid 'unacceptable returns', the division has turned in a loss for 2015 → Read More

Canaccord to close London fixed-income desk amid cutbacks

Nine-strong team among 34 UK staff on redundancy alert as Canadian investment bank sets restructuring plan in motion → Read More

Panmure Gordon CEO exits

Phillip Wale steps down just a week after the City stockbroker said its chairman will leave in May → Read More

Imperial Brands broking switch hands Barclays big win

Blue-chip tobacco company's review of advisers sees Morgan Stanley step aside after a decade → Read More