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  • The bank points to a couple of signals that indicate the Chinese government's plan to loosen policy ahead.

  • LONDON, Sept 5- Britain's Barclays has hired JPMorgan banker Tim Throsby to head its Corporate and International division, ending a six-month search for the number two job under Chief Executive Jes Staley. Throsby, 50, will also run Barclays' investment banking business within that division, filling the gap left by the departure of Tom King who retired from the...

  • LONDON, Sept 5- Barclays is set to name JPMorgan banker Tim Throsby as the head of its Corporate and International division, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, ending a six-month search for the number two job under Chief Executive Jes Staley. King's departure came as Staley announced the creation of Barclays' corporate and international division...

  • Aug 31- Lazard Ltd, the investment bank that advised SolarCity Corp on its $2.6 billion sale to Tesla Motors Inc, made an error in its analysis that discounted the value of the U.S. solar energy company by $400 million, a regulatory filing by Tesla showed on Wednesday. An analysis by Lazard for SolarCity that indicated an equity value of between $14.75 and $34.00 per...

  • Graduates hoping to score a job in the City of London are being defeated by a set of arcane rules that dictate what color shoes you should wear.

  • Lazard miscalculated value of SolarCity in deal with Tesla

    The firm that advised the solar panel installer in its sale to Tesla made a mistake in its analysis.

  • "We feel that the deal flow has already formed, because a number of companies need to redefine their capital structure," said Pedro Batista, chief Latin America equity strategist for JPMorgan Securities. This year has been among the weakest in more than a decade for equity capital markets activity in Brazil. Late on Monday, Brazilian medical laboratory Centro de...

  • Terry Bollea, aka Hulk Hogan, testifies in court during his trial against Gawker Media at the Pinellas County Courthouse on March 8, 2016 in St Petersburg, Florida.

    Start-ups are rushing to bring litigation finance to Main Street with a business model that could be lucrative, NBC News reports.

  • A pedestrian walks along Broad Street in New York.

    KBW analysts are looking at "shadow banking" stocks and think nonbank lenders may rebound.

  • New York Stock Exchange

    Big banks are being eyed by activist investors; it could mean more changes to strategy.

  • Giant tractor with people

    Debt is cheap, markets are high and bankers are expecting more big M&A to close out the year.

  • TORONTO/ NEW YORK, Aug 22- Private equity firm Clearspring Capital Partners plans to sell Medical Pharmacies Group, a Canadian provider of drug services to nursing homes, in a deal that could fetch as much as C $1 billion, according to sources familiar with the situation. Toronto- based Clearspring has hired investment banks BMO Capital Markets and Harris...

  • Wall Street, George Washington reflection, big banks

    Boutique banks are taking more deal flow from the biggest firms on the Street.

  • Brexit

    Bankers returning from the beach may be dreaming of a pick-up in dealmaking activity, now that the uncertainty around the Brexit vote has disappeared.

  • Traders work at the Goldman Sachs Group booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Wall Street banks were shooed away from putting their own money into private equity funds after the financial crisis.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande (L) and European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

    Investment banking in Europe is down, as Wall Street firms expand their presence overseas.

  • KUALA LUMPUR/ SYDNEY/ LONDON, Aug 19- U.S. investment bank JPMorgan will include Islamic bonds, or sukuk, in its emerging markets indices for the first time from later this year, widening the appeal of Islamic instruments among global debt investors. Dollar-denominated sukuk from Turkey, Malaysia and Indonesia will be included in JPMorgan's flagship EMBI Global...

  • KUALA LUMPUR/ SYDNEY/ LONDON, Aug 19- U.S. investment bank JPMorgan will include Islamic bonds, or sukuk, in its emerging markets indices for the first time from later this year, widening the appeal of Islamic instruments among global debt investors. Dollar-denominated sukuk from Turkey, Malaysia and Indonesia will be included in JPMorgan's flagship EMBI Global...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 18- Credit Suisse Group AG is accusing a group of five investment bankers who left for Jefferies Group LLC in May of stealing confidential information and trying to coax former colleagues to join them. The dispute, which has not been previously reported, offers insight into how the Swiss bank's push into wealth management under Chief Executive...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 18- Jefferies Group LLC is being sued by a former female investment banker who accused it of stripping away her bonus and derailing her career because she became pregnant. The lawsuit seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages against Jefferies, a New York- based unit of Leucadia National Corp. Nayak now works at BMO Capital Markets,...