Despite regulatory pressure and the general negative public stigma, big banks are getting bigger, and big American banks are doing even better against their global competitors.
Bob Diamond, the former boss of Barclays who made £98m in six years, has insisted he never worked for money and that his vast rewards were merely the result of his hard work.
Royal Bank of Scotland has posted its first quarterly profit since 2011 as impairments on souring loans dwindled.
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BNP Paribas said first-quarter profit fell 45% as revenue declined at the corporate and investment bank and a gain from an asset sale the previous year wasn’t repeated.
Knight Vinke, the activist investor, is not everybody's cup of tea and the directors of UBS may believe that the grumbles of a shareholder that owns less than 1% of the bank can be ignored.
The hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen has told investors he will have "zero tolerance for wrongdoing" as his firm continues to be "buffeted" by insider dealing charges.
Women working in UK financial services earned on average 20% less than men in 2012, according to eFinancialCareers.
"It could be earlier. We think the recovery process will be complete in about a year or so's time," Hampton said.
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Credit Suisse will pay more than $80m to settle state and federal authorities’ allegations that it didn’t fully disclose to its clients how it operated its dark pool, according to a person familiar with the matter.
A judge in Manhattan asked French authorities to order the former JPMorgan trader known as the 'London Whale' to testify in a lawsuit accusing the bank of misleading investors about its high-risk trading and losses.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that Ukrainian-based Jaspen Capital Partners Limited and CEO Andriy Supranonok have agreed to pay $30m to settle allegations they profited from trading on non-public corporate information hacked from newswire services.