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Shareholders expect HSBC to stay in London

HSBC building at night

Major investors in HSBC think the bank is more likely to remain headquartered in London following changes to the political and regulatory landscape since the bank announced a review nine months ago.

Bossses can snoop on private chats / emails

Email Simon Stratford

Bosses can snoop on workers’ e-mails including personal messages with loved ones during working hours, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in a case brought by a Romanian man fired after his employer spied on his private Yahoo! chats.

UBS to take on Goldman

Boxing Gloves

UBS’s plan for an unprecedented expansion in China is turning up the heat on Goldman Sachs, the only global securities firm that can fully compete with it on the mainland.

Sound & Vision - Bowie broke the mould in asset securitization

David Bowie

The man behind “The Man Who Sold the World” was the first recording artist to go to Wall Street to tap the future earnings of his music, paving the way for a thriving market for esoteric securities backed by everything from racehorse stud rights to commercial washing machines.

The second coming of Steven Cohen

Box Hedge

Conceived as an emergency exit strategy and incubated under intense pressure, Steve Cohen's second corporate incarnation has developed into a childhood prodigy.