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  • British Banks Still Face Breakup Threat
    Though Labour no longer runs Britain, the new government could still implement a Glass Steagall-type bank breakup. But it's pushing the decision to…
  • Investors Wary of IPO for India's Essar
    The Indian oil and power company is planning a $3.8 billion stock floatation in London—the largest of the year—but some investors are balking at…
  • The Great City of London Crackdown
    Insider trading and other types of financial fraud are among the toughest crimes to detect and prosecute. But Britain's market regulators are…
  • The Ambitions of Prudential's Tidjane Thiam
    The CEO of British insurance giant Prudential favors decisiveness over deliberation. But his bold $35.5 billion play for AIG's Asian assets is…
  • Soul Searching in the Euro Zone
    The future of the European common currency has never seemed shakier after the crisis precipitated by Greece's yawning budget deficit and spiking…

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