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Things worth reading: 20th September 2010

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Things we're reading today include ...


Goldman Sachs sex discrimination case: court papers reveal the inside story - The Telegraph
Goldman casts its partnership net wider - The Telegraph
London Stock Exchange chairman Gibson-Smith heads towards exit - The Telegraph
LSE asks MWM to find new chairman - The Independent
Nasdaq OMX to launch new platform - Financial Times
Market jitters force delay to Santander flotation plan - The Independent


Bank of England: Banks making 'excess' profits from loans - The Telegraph
Bank could shift to credit easing - The Independent
Bank warns on sovereign debt after Ireland denies approach to IMF for bailout - The Independent
Ireland's finance minister quashes IMF bail-out story - The Telegraph
Number of city jobs rises - The Telegraph
Cost of borrowing has risen, says survey - The Independent
Institutions attracted to bank debt openings - Financial Times
Markets to report on the causes of the financial crisis - The Independent
China rebuffs Geithner over yuan - BBC


The Great Banking Commission fires the starting gun - The Telegraph
Commission could split retail banks - The Independent
UK regulator to seek Lehman assets - Financial Times
Zopa calls on Government and FSA to regulate social lending sector - The Telegraph
Britain's new Bribery Act 'will encourage firms to avoid London Stock Exchange - The Telegraph
Ex-SFO chief calls for fraud laws to be made simpler - The Independent
Don't interfere, FSA warns new European regulator - The Telegraph
Controversy over head of US watchdog - BBC

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