Edward Bonham Carter is to stand down as group chief executive next March and will be replaced in the role by Maarten Slendebroek.
The former Barclays chief is looking to raise $250 million and has already received significant institutional backing for a shell company that will look to invest in African financial services businesses.
China became the latest to focus in on Bitcoin last week after its central bank stopped short of banning them but warned against them being viewed as legal tender, prompting online retail giant Baidu to stop accepting them.
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Graham French became the latest high-profile manager to step down from the £4.3 billion M&G Global Basics fund last week, topping a remarkable year for star manager departures.
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management is to convert a further 18 of its equity exchange traded funds (ETFs) over to a direct replication model.
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Japan’s Topix index advanced 1.9%, while South Korea’s Kospi index added 1.03%.
And BP given another boost as US court rejects a class action by investors alleging fraud by the UK oil company.
And controversial former Barclays boss Bob Diamond is on the verge of sealing a dramatic comeback to the City.
And the long wait for a global trade deal intended to lift millions of the world’s poorest out of poverty looked set to end on Friday night.
Hargreaves' managing director of corporate and pensions, Alex Davies, has ended his 15-year career with the firm.
Plurimi, the wealth management and investment advisory firm, has opened its asset management business to external investors.
Faraj Saghri has been appointed as head of JP Morgan Private Bank for the UK.
US jobless rate falls more than expected, while more jobs are added to the economy.
Deutsche Bank is to convert 18 of its largest ETFs from a synthetic to physical model in a bid to increase their attractiveness to UK markets.
The government's decision to review the taxation of partnership structures has been likened to 'using a sledgehammer to crack a nut' by industry professionals.
Vestra founder David Scott applauds the Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to press ahead with the government’s review of partnership structures.
Eclectica manager Hugh Hendry has abandoned his bearish stance following "mediocre" performance
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