HSBC takes a stab at wacky correlations between the performance of the 28 teams taking part in Hong Kong's most celebrated annual three-day sporting event, the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, and economic trends.
US authorities have charged the brother of fallen hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam with participating in his insider dealing scam.
Increasing the level of fines on highly profitable financial institutions will not alter their behaviour, the head of the Financial Conduct Authority said on Thursday as he set out his vision for the new regulator.
Sir John Peace really should know better. He is the chairman of a bank, Standard Chartered, that has admitted responsibility for breaching US sanctions against Iran and agreed to pay huge fines.
Queue queue, queue for the loo ?
Fund managers are facing a push by European Parliament lawmakers to limit their bonuses, hours after Britain failed to water down planned EU banker-pay rules that are set to take effect from 2015.
Standard Chartered has been forced by US regulators to retract comments by its chairman in which he dismissed the bank's breaches of US sanctions to Iran as "clerical errors" and insisted the breaking of the rules was not a "wilful act".
Royal Bank of Canada CEO Gordon Nixon was paid more than his counterparts at JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Citigroup as record earnings last year helped most Canadian bank CEOs narrow the pay gap with the U.S.
The New York Time reports that U.S. prosecutors are readying insider trading charges against Rajarengan Rajaratnam, a younger brother of the imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, according to a person briefed on the case.
Europe first, then the rest of the world ?
Credit Suisse is changing the leadership of its U.S. equity research as Mark Flannery is being moved to another role and a deputy left the bank, a person briefed on the moves said.
Greg Gibbs is swapping downtown Singapore for the ski slopes of Colorado, as the 26-year foreign-exchange industry veteran departs Royal Bank of Scotland to set up a research firm in the Rocky Mountains.
Ever imagined being locked in a room and challenged to break out using nothing but your brainpower?