Jasper Jolly

(Staff)

Chief City reporter, mainly covering big banks, challengers, Brexit and economics. Contact at jasper.jolly@cityam.com or @jjpjolly

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February 2018 articles

The world’s largest asset managers today tried to clamp down on the controversial “last look” practice which allows banks [...]

22 February
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The European Central Bank (ECB) is preparing to update its guidance on monetary policy “early this year” as it acknowledges [...]

22 February
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The UK economy grew at a slower pace than previously thought at the end of 2017, as production industries dragged growth back. [...]

22 February
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Barclays today reported a £1.9bn loss for 2017 and has a whole host of potentially damaging legal troubles hanging over it, [...]

22 February
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Barclays reported a 10 per cent hike in pre-tax profit for 2017 and said it would restore its full dividend in 2018.  [...]

22 February
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Deutsche Boerse’s new boss has revived calls for euro clearing to be moved from London to mainland Europe after Brexit, as [...]

21 February
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Markets have woken up to data showing rising inflationary pressures from wage growth and expectations of interest rate rises [...]

21 February
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Banking technology firm Temenos today agreed a £1.4bn acquisition with London-headquarterd software firm Fidessa, with shares [...]

21 February
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Metro Bank today announced its first ever full-year profit, with a strong expansion seeing its assets and loans both grow by [...]

21 February
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The rate of unemployment rose in the three months to December, although wages rose by more than expected, government statisticians [...]

21 February
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Lloyds Banking Group today bombarded investors with a rise in profits which nevertheless missed estimates, a £1bn share buyback, [...]

21 February
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Lloyds Banking Group today launched a new £3bn investment in a three-year strategy of upgrading the bank's digital capabilities [...]

21 February
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Augmentum Fintech, a Rothschild-backed fund investing in financial technology, today announced it will try to raise £100m in [...]

20 February
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Barclays has won the first stage in a legal battle with a US-based credit card company which is suing it for £1.1bn. [...]

20 February
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Growth in output from British manufacturers slowed slightly in February, in a further sign that the boost to the sector's exporters [...]

20 February
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