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Key EU banking reform laws approved

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European lawmakers on Tuesday approved key laws reforming the euro zone's banking sector, completing a "banking union" which will protect taxpayers from having to pay for costly bank bailouts in future.

Goldman boss warns of consequences of UK leaving EU

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From a corner conference room overlooking the Thames, Michael Sherwood, a vice chairman of Goldman Sachs, has the guts to voice publicly what many in London’s centuries-old financial district are increasingly worried about behind closed doors: that threats to Britain’s membership in the European Union are threats to British business.

How the UK could manage if it quit the EU

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A member of Britain's diplomatic service has won a 100,000 euro ($140,000) cash prize for his proposal outlining a blueprint for Britain after its potential exit from the European Union.

Russia sanctions threatens London deals

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Russian companies have made $180bn in deals globally in the past two years, providing steady profits to London bankers, lawyers, and image crafters as the city has become a hub for such transactions. Sanctions being imposed by the U.S. and European Union threaten that business.

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Key EU banking reform laws approved

European lawmakers on Tuesday approved key laws reforming the euro zone's banking sector, completing a "banking union" which will protect taxpayers from having to pay for costly bank bailouts in future.

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How the UK could manage if it quit the EU

A member of Britain's diplomatic service has won a 100,000 euro ($140,000) cash prize for his proposal outlining a blueprint for Britain after its potential exit from the European Union.

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Six banks to be fined over rate rigging

EU antitrust regulators are set to fine six global banks including Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and HSBC for suspected rigging of benchmark euro zone interest rates, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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We'll name and shame bank rate-riggers

The names of the U.S. and European banks at the center of a new interest rate-rigging probe will soon be named, Joaquin Almunia, the European Commission's vice-president and competition commissioner told CNBC.

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London bankers have more top earners

More than 3,500 bankers in Europe earned $1.36m or more last year after a big jump across the continent and in Britain, which had 12 times as many high earners as any other country.

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