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New York City FC win second straight, top Montreal | Reuters

(Reuters) - The New York City FC topped the Montreal Impact 3-1 on Saturday for their second straight win, the first two-game win streak in franchise history.<p>Jun 13, 2015; New York, NY, USA; General view of the game between the New York City FC and the Montreal Impact at Yankee Stadium. New York …

New York City FC

Capital regulation can be abandoned once banks are left to judge their needs

Banks have always experienced a tension between having too much capital and too little.<p>Strong capital positions are designed to give depositors confidence – indeed, in the 19th century, they were on occasions used as a competitive weapon to attract deposits. But the greater the capital the lower …

Russia’s wounded giant

THE good times for Gazprom once seemed like they would never end. The world’s largest natural-gas producer, founded out of the old Soviet gas …

Natural Gas

Cyprus crisis: What are capital controls and why does it need them?

<b>"Neither a borrower, nor a lender be."</b><p>That was the recommendation given by the rather creepy Polonius to his son Laertes, who was about to head off to the temptations of Paris in the play Hamlet.<p>Sage advice as it may appear, the truth is that each and every one of us is a lender - often without …

Banks are best judge of their own capital, says IEA

Banks should be allowed to decide themselves how much capital they need to hold instead of being told by regulators, according to a report by the Institute of Economic Affairs.<p>The IEA’s warning comes ahead of Wednesday announcement by the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC) on the …

Have an interest-only mortgage deal? Expect a hike in repayment costs as more banks decide to axe low-cost plans

By<p>Published: 21:30 EDT, 26 March 2013 | Updated: 05:38 EDT, 27 March 2013<p>e-mail<p>27View<br>comments<p>Britain's biggest banks and building societies are axing …