Here's three firms in the news Tuesday - job losses, restructuring noise and a possible break-up.
Several stockbrokers in London are in talks about merging back office operations, in a bid to cut costs and avoid becoming takeover targets in a rapidly consolidating sector.
The last time Qatar Holding flogged half its warrants in Barclays was October 2009.
The UK is the most common source of overseas whistleblowers to the US Security and Exchange Commission, accounting for 23% of all non-US financial crime whistleblower reports in 2011-2012, says Pinsent Masons, the international law firm.
Paul Tucker’s rise to the governorship of the Bank of England was thwarted after he was embroiled in the Libor scandal that led Barclays Plc’s three most senior executives to stand down following a record fine.
Likened in his native Canada to a character from the hit TV show Mad Men, Mark Carney is certainly clipped and groomed like a 1950s Hollywood star.
Only an almighty failure of control at UBS could have allowed Kweku Adoboli to lose $2.3bn (£1.4bn) via rogue trading and, sure enough, the details within the Financial Services Authority's report are damning.
Former hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma will have to put up $5 million bail to remain free on insider trading charges.
Barclays is ordering roughly 8,500 iPads for front-office staff in its 1,600 branches - an average of five per branch - in one of the largest uses so far of Apple's tablets in an enterprise, and one of its first in a UK high street bank.
Four months after a massive trading-technology glitch that cost it nearly half a billion dollars, Knight Capital Group is on the block, say people involved with the discussions, and could be merged in to one of its chief competitors.
First there was one. Then three. Now the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority is facing nine lawsuits for improperly identifying traders in penalty notices, in what has quickly become a nightmare for the agency.
One of Switzerland’s two global banks was conspicuously absent from the Innovation in Finance conference in April at the Dolder Grand, a castlelike hotel overlooking Zurich.