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BANK OF ENGLAND ON TRACK TO MEET 2020 GENDER TARGETS

Mark Carney says women will make up 35% of senior roles at the central bank by next year

INVESTEC HIRES 14 FROM CANACCORD AFTER RIVAL'S UK CUTBACKS

Canadian bank has been letting staff go because of Brexit's impact on its UK business

 
 
 

FN WEEKEND: THE VERY BEST OF FINANCIAL NEWS

A roundup of must-read news, commentary and analysis from Financial News this week

BREXIT KEEPS UK IPO MARKET STUCK IN WORST SLUMP SINCE CRISIS

Uncertainty over EU departure has London's market for new listings in a ‘choke hold', bankers say

 
 
 

EX-FIDELITY MANAGER, ACCUSED OF HARASSMENT IN 2017, PLOTS HIS COMEBACK

Fidelity partnered with former employee in his new fund, then reversed course

ABRAAJ FOUNDER NAQVI ACCUSED OF MISAPPROPRIATING MORE THAN $250M

Three more executives of failed private equity firm Abraaj are named; companies and individuals assert losses of more than $1bn

 
 
 

BLACKROCK REJIGS LEADERSHIP AT EUROPEAN STOCK-PICKING UNIT

Change comes as stock-pickers across the industry aim to stem the tide of money flowing into cheaper index funds

HARGREAVES LANSDOWN DROPS £45M WOODFORD HOLDING

UK fund manager's problems had a knock-on effect on the funds supermarket, which promoted his products heavily

 
 
 

UK FINTECHS MONZO AND REVOLUT LAUNCH INTERNATIONAL EXPANSIONS

Monzo has launched in the US as its rival Revolut goes live in Australia

BILL MILLER, THE ORIGINAL STAR FUND MANAGER, IS STILL BETTING BIG

He once beat the market 15 years in a row - a streak that still holds the record. Here's what he thinks about the market today

 
 
 

UK INVESTMENT BODY LAUNCHES DRIVE TO RECRUIT BLACK FUND MANAGERS

Black people make up less than 1% of fund managers, compared with 3% of the overall population and 13% in London

CITIGROUP OFFERS ALL LONDON TRADERS EXTRA TIME OFF

Large banks continue to look for ways to change their high-pressure, long-hours culture

 
 
 

HSBC CARVES A ROLE AS INVESTMENT BANKER TO THE SAUDIS

As the kingdom tries to attract business after Jamal Khashoggi's killing, HSBC is drawing on its decades-long ties to benefit more...

KKR HAS $2BN AND COUNTING FOR GLOBAL CREDIT STRATEGY

The big buyout firm has built its credit assets under management to $67 billion

 
 
 

ADVENT EXECS TEAM UP WITH EX-WHITBREAD CHAIR FOR NEW PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM

Former Advent managing director Ron Sheldon will serve as senior adviser

BIG INVESTMENT BANKS TEAM UP TO CUT OPERATIONAL RISK BURDEN

Regtech firm Acin has teamed up with 12 large investment banks

 
 
 

ESMA PREPS GUIDELINES FOR MIFID II SHARE AUCTIONS

Regulator's report gives no indication of upcoming restrictions on periodic auctions

SEC AWARDS $3M TO MERRILL LYNCH WHISTLEBLOWERS

Former Merrill Lynch advisers alleged the company made misleading statements related to a struggling investment product

 
 
 

UK PUBLIC PENSION FUND DUMPS TOBACCO STOCKS

Nest will sell out of around £40m worth of investments in tobacco companies

ALLIANZ-BACKED ROBO-ADVISER LAUNCHES IN GERMANY

Moneyfarm will offer access to Allianz Global Investors funds

 
 
 



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