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Things worth reading: 30th September 2010

Things we're reading today include …

Complaints

More than 7,000 complaints lodged against banks every dayThe Telegraph
Lloyds tops bank complaints listBBC
FSA tells banks to improve way they deal with complaintsThe Independent
FSA could fine banks over handling of customer complaintsThe Telegraph

Companies

HSBC directors put on brave face at their Shanghai board meetingThe Independent
Ed Miliband, HSBC and Kim Jong-un: how to put the success into succession The Telegraph
HSBC headquarters will stay in London, says departing chairman Stephen GreenThe Telegraph
Banks could leave Europe over regulation, warns Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd BlankfeinThe Telegraph
Value of shares traded on LSE falls by £800m a dayThe Telegraph
LSE halts fall in share of tradesFinancial Times
Lehman Brothers' London art sale makes £1.6mBBC
Online bidders clamour for a slice of LehmanFinancial Times

Markets

Hackers steal £6m from British bank accountsThe Telegraph
Diamond warns on lending costsThe Independent
Ireland and Portugal debt crises start to ease after leaders pledge to take actionThe Telegraph
Cost of Irish bank support risesBBC
'Toxic bank' truck driven at Irish parliament gatesBBC
European cities hit by protestsBBC
Four key questions if the Fed decides to stimulate the economy Washington Post
Treasury developing plan to recoup AIG investment Washington Post
House slaps China on currency policy, deepening trade dispute Washington Post
IMF spotlight on ratings agenciesBBC

Regulations

Germany and France join to block hedge fund rulesFinancial Times
EU lays out new debt punishmentsBBC
Speech Jean-Claude Trichet: Keeping the momentum for financial reformECB
Speech Vítor Constâncio: The establishment of the European Systemic Risk Board: challenges and opportunitiesECB
Speech José Manuel González-Páramo: The European experience on macro-prudential regulationECB

 

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