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Ex-Co-op Bank boss banned from City over use of drugs, sex chat lines

FCA action against Paul Flowers clears way for Treasury inquiry into regulators

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Why the bother about bonds?

John Authers explains the significance of rising Treasury bond yields, and a possible end to the longest-lasting trend in finance

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Charles Randell appointed new Chair of the FCA

HM Treasury has today announced the appointment of Charles Randell CBE as the new Chair of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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FCA statement on EU withdrawal

On December 15 2017 The European Council confirmed that sufficient progress had been made to move to the second phase of negotiations related to transition (the ‘implementation period’) and the framework for the future relationship between the UK and the European Union. The FCA welcomes the progress that has been made and is supportive of open markets and free trade in financial services underpinned by strong regulatory standards. The final nature of any implementation period is yet to be agreed but it is anticipated to mean that firms will be able to continue to benefit from passporting between the UK and EEA after the point of exit and during the implementation period.

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Charts to watch for: European loan growth, Opec meeting, tightening spreads and dollar swap spreads

The FT’s markets team picks some charts to watch including the relationship between US interest rate derivatives and US Treasury yields, oil output in view of the upcoming Opec meeting, and strong European loan growth.

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Bond investors may get caught napping

The stock market is not the only part of the financial system exhibiting remarkable tranquility, US markets editor Robin Wigglesworth reports. But investors should expect more turbulence in the Treasury market.

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