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Things worth reading: 10th February 2010

Things we're reading today include …

FSA in a tiz

FSA chief Hector Sants quitsThe Independent
FSA chief quits: the candidates to replace Hector SantsThe Telegraph
Hector Sants makes elegant exit but pressure mounts on Tories to fill the gapThe Telegraph

People

Varley defends big banksBBC
Barclays chief condemns US financial reform planThe Times
Barclays' head says Obama plans are 'irrelevant'The Independent
EU President's secret bid for economic powerThe Independent
Ex-Intel executive admits insider tradingFinancial Times

Companies

Santander shouldn't rush into Abbey IPOThe Telegraph
UBS returns to profit but tax tussle drives client fund lossThe Telegraph
Lloyds and RBS 'failing to lend'BBC
BofA and Citi warned over credit ratingsFinancial Times
Derivatives drive NYSE Euronext profitFinancial Times

Regulations

Call for 'Robin Hood tax' on banking transactionsThe Independent
Banks tax 'would raise billions'BBC
I'm happy to play my part in the great Robin Hood Tax The Telegraph
Lords warn on EU clampdown on hedge funds The Telegraph
Lord Myners warns on City bonuses The Telegraph
PAC slams Treasury over bank rescues during financial crisisThe Telegraph

Markets

Greek tragedyThe Times

 

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