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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Financial Times

SEC investigates Pimco ETF over pricing

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Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Pimco’s pricing of exchange traded funds, the latest cloud over world’s largest bond manager

Starbucks to buy out Japan unit for $914m

US coffee chain to take full control of Japanese operations in a bid to accelerate growth in its second-largest market by retail sales

Rocket Internet eyes €6.2bn float

IPO likely to be the largest for a European technology company in years, with founding brothers set to become billionaires through their 52.3 per cent stake

Bankers cast doubt on tax inversion curbs

Obama administration’s move would not put a stop to most ‘inversion’ mergers because it left several potential benefits in place, said accountants

Cyber criminals eye financial markets

Experts are warning that commodities and futures traders offer a lucrative target for fraudsters around the world

Airbus to pack more seats into superjumbo

Chief says European aircraft maker needs to convince potential customers that size is an advantage if it is to breathe life into disappointing sales

RBS under pressure to cut Citizens IPO

Investors are wary about the ability of the US unit to meet financial targets and are seeking to lower the price of shares being sold

Focus of Tesco woes shifts to chairman

The focus on Sir Richard Broadbent has intensified amid questions over the supermarket group’s oversight when it issued the profit warning in August

Finance joins fight against climate change

Commercial banks, pension providers and insurance companies have committed billions of dollars to the fight against global warming

Banks face fresh curbs on leveraged loans

Groups that flout the Federal Reserve’s guidance will probably face higher capital penalties as part of the regulator’s annual stress test

BNP Paribas chairman to step down

Jean Lemierre, a senior adviser to the bank is favourite to replace Baudouin Prot, who is one of France’s best-known bankers

US needs precision politics against Isis

Stakes are high in battle against Isis and defeating the extremists will require a delicately crafted political strategy if military action is to work

US rate policy questioned by debt market

US bond market slashes inflation expectations to lowest in nearly three years, highlighting challenges facing the Fed in ending its easy money policy

Obama’s grass roots advantage under threat

The Democrats face a serious challenge to their dominance of on-the-ground campaigning as Republicans set their sights on winning the Senate

Deutsche’s Fitschen charged over Kirch case

Charge comes after probe into whether Deutsche executives gave misleading evidence during a civil court case brought by heirs of Leo Kirch

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