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  • LONDON, July 7- Four U.S. investment banks promised British finance minister George Osborne on Thursday that they would try to help London keep its top spot as a financial center, but gave no commitment on jobs following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. One banker at the meeting with Osborne told Reuters the banks wanted to see concrete moves to ensure...

  • LONDON, July 7- Four U.S. investment banks promised British finance minister George Osborne on Thursday that they would help London keep its top spot as a global financial centre following the country's voted to leave the European Union. The statement said no other city in Europe had capital markets as deep as those of London, but the banks made no commitment...

  • LONDON, July 7- Major investment banks including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan said they would work to help London remain a top centre for international finance, in a joint statement on Thursday with British finance minister George Osborne. "Today we met and agreed that we would work together to build on all this with a common aim to help London retain its position as...

  • Were markets complacent ahead of the Brexit referendum?

    Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Wealth Management, discusses why investors were complacent ahead of the U.K.'s referendum on EU membership.

  • Janet Yellen

    Out of three things the Federal Reserve says it needs to raise rates, one is virtually guaranteed to not happen any time soon.

  • Limbo

    Though stocks have stabilized, bond yields continue to plummet, which is certain to have economic aftershocks.

  • Boutique banks have taken more of traditional banks’ cherished revenue driver this year than in 2015.

  • storm havoc

    Key Italian financial services firms are under pressure and face the potential need to raise capital, leaving Italian government officials and its banking system trying to steer clear of a crisis.

  • LONDON, July 4- Global investment banking fees fell by nearly a quarter in the first half of 2016 from a year earlier as market volatility hit capital markets and M&A dealmaking, Thomson Reuters data published on Monday showed. Coupled with market volatility triggered by Britain's vote to leave the European Union, this has dented some of the confidence required...

  • The U.S. Capitol, reflected in a fountain full of coins on the plaza

    Politicians and regulators out to prevent monopolies kill inversion deals put a big crimp in a key Wall Street business.

  • Michael Phelps competes in a semi-final heat of the Men's 200 Meter Butterfly during Day 3 of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials on June 28, 2016 in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Credit opportunities top equities now, KKR's McVey says, with banks restricted from making loans to private equity.

  • HONG KONG, June 30- Share offerings in Asia-Pacific ex- Japan sank nearly 60 percent in the first half of 2016 amid the weakest activity since 2008, weighed by volatile equity markets, China's slowdown and uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union. Federal Reserve's plans for higher interest rates, China's slowest growth in 25 years and Britain's...

  • HONG KONG, June 30- Share offerings in Asia-Pacific ex- Japan sank nearly 60 percent in the first half of 2016 amid the weakest activity since 2008, weighed by volatile equity markets, China's slowdown and uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union. Federal Reserve's plans for higher interest rates, China's slowest growth in 25 years and Britain's...

  • Stress test

    Thirty U.S. banks pass regulatory exams; objections to European banks' U.S. units could be viewed as "serious" by investors.

  • BRASILIA, June 29- Grupo BTG Pactual SA, Latin America's largest independent investment bank, will issue a different class of shares as part of a plan to spin off its commodities trading unit, according to a securities filing on Wednesday. The plan calls for the company's Banco BTG Pactual SA subsidiary to create three types of shares that Grupo BTG Pactual...

  • Painting Detail, The souls in purgatory

    The decreasing likelihood that the Fed will raise interest rates this year means trouble for Wall Street.

  • June 27- Ride-sharing service Lyft has hired investment bank Qatalyst Partners, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. Qatalyst Chairman Frank Quattrone has contacted companies including large automakers about acquiring a stake in Lyft, the Journal said, citing the people. Qatalyst was also Qlogic Corp's...

  • market freefall

    Insurance firms and U.K. banks are among those to feel the worst impact, analysts say.

  • LONDON, June 27- Shares in Britain's top banks suffered further deep losses on Monday as fears about the fallout from Brexit sparked a litany of earnings downgrades and sell-offs by shell-shocked investors. Shareholder anxiety about Britain's decision to quit the European Union escalated despite calls for calm from British finance minister George...

  • TOKYO, June 27- Asian stocks opened weaker and the British pound fell almost 2 percent in early Asian trade on Monday as markets struggled to shake off deep uncertainty sparked by Britain's decision to leave the European Union. Among many questions the British exit, or Brexit, has triggered are just how much UK and European economies will slow, how they will...