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Things worth reading: 6th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: UK Stalemate between Lloyds and the Government is turning into a farce (Telegraph) London trader at centre of Merrill investigation into 'irregularities' (Times) L&G calls for Barclays chairman Michael Agius to go (Telegraph) Europe Analysis: Swiss bracing for change in bank secrecy (Associated Press) Three …

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Things worth reading: 4th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: George Osborne tells FSA City needs tougher laws to curb wrongdoing (The Times) Darling Says U.K. Endorses European Union Financial Regulator (Bloomberg) Almunia has Eurozone bailout plan (Euractiv) It's the Europhiles versus reality, and reality is going to win (Telegraph) Fed's Bernanke fears stagnation (BBC) …

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Things worth reading: 3rd March 2009

Things we're reading today include: HSBC joins ranks of the mortals (Guardian) City boss 'referred to female staff as prostitutes', tribunal hears (Telegraph) Interview: Sir John Gieve discusses his time at the Bank (Times) BofA chief calls Merrill aid ‘mistake’ (Financial Times) Robert Peston on China's Prospects (BBC) World markets …

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Things worth reading: 3rd March 2009

Things we're reading today include: HSBC joins ranks of the mortals (Guardian) City boss 'referred to female staff as prostitutes', tribunal hears (Telegraph) Interview: Sir John Gieve discusses his time at the Bank (Times) BofA chief calls Merrill aid ‘mistake’ (Financial Times) Robert Peston on China's Prospects (BBC) World markets …

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Things worth reading: 2nd March 2009

Today's news headlines are dominated by HSBC's results, which show profits down 62% and a rights issue of $17 billion (£12.5 billion) at a discount on the share price of almost half (shares closed at £4.91 on Friday and the rights issue is 5 shares for every 12 at £2.54).  …

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Things worth reading: 2nd March 2009

Today's news headlines are dominated by HSBC's results, which show profits down 62% and a rights issue of $17 billion (£12.5 billion) at a discount on the share price of almost half (shares closed at £4.91 on Friday and the rights issue is 5 shares for every 12 at £2.54).  …

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Things worth reading: 2nd March 2009

Today's news headlines are dominated by HSBC's results, which show profits down 62% and a rights issue of $17 billion (£12.5 billion) at a discount on the share price of almost half (shares closed at £4.91 on Friday and the rights issue is 5 shares for every 12 at £2.54).  …

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Things worth reading: 1st March 2009

Things we're reading on 1st March 2009: Banks flock to Mandelson's £10bn fund (The Telegraph) State-funded banks face tax-avoidance inquiry (The TImes) HSBC takes £17bn hit on bad loans (The Times) HSBC to raise £12bn in rights issue (The Telegraph) HBOS ex-chief executive eyes US financial services job (The Independent) …

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Things worth reading: 1st March 2009

Things we're reading on 1st March 2009: Banks flock to Mandelson's £10bn fund (The Telegraph) State-funded banks face tax-avoidance inquiry (The TImes) HSBC takes £17bn hit on bad loans (The Times) HSBC to raise £12bn in rights issue (The Telegraph) HBOS ex-chief executive eyes US financial services job (The Independent) …

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Things worth reading: 1st March 2009

Things we're reading on 1st March 2009: Banks flock to Mandelson's £10bn fund (The Telegraph) State-funded banks face tax-avoidance inquiry (The TImes) HSBC takes £17bn hit on bad loans (The Times) HSBC to raise £12bn in rights issue (The Telegraph) HBOS ex-chief executive eyes US financial services job (The Independent) …

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Things worth reading: 28th February 2009

Things we're reading on 28th February 2009: Lloyds finds £80bn of high-risk loans at HBOS (The Independent) Saudi Prince Alwaleed helps Citigroup fight off threat of nationalisation (The Times) Congress in no mood for more bank bail-outs (Financial Times) One Bank Saves $23.5m By Better Managing Remote IT Facilities (Bank …

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Things worth reading: 28th February 2009

Things we're reading on 28th February 2009: Lloyds finds £80bn of high-risk loans at HBOS (The Independent) Saudi Prince Alwaleed helps Citigroup fight off threat of nationalisation (The Times) Congress in no mood for more bank bail-outs (Financial Times) One Bank Saves $23.5m By Better Managing Remote IT Facilities (Bank …

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Things worth reading: 28th February 2009

Things we're reading on 28th February 2009: Lloyds finds £80bn of high-risk loans at HBOS (The Independent) Saudi Prince Alwaleed helps Citigroup fight off threat of nationalisation (The Times) Congress in no mood for more bank bail-outs (Financial Times) One Bank Saves $23.5m By Better Managing Remote IT Facilities (Bank …

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Things worth reading: 27th February 2009

Things we're reading on 27th February 2009: Government's insurance for toxic assets is generous to a fault (The Telegraph) RBS and Lloyds nationalised in all but name, says Bank of England Governor Mervyn King (The Telegraph) Lloyds sees HBOS loss of £10.8bn (BBC – quotes Chris Skinner) Lloyds keen to …

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Things worth reading: 27th February 2009

Things we're reading on 27th February 2009: Government's insurance for toxic assets is generous to a fault (The Telegraph) RBS and Lloyds nationalised in all but name, says Bank of England Governor Mervyn King (The Telegraph) Lloyds sees HBOS loss of £10.8bn (BBC – quotes Chris Skinner) Lloyds keen to …

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