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Barclays has cut 5,000 staff this year

Axe In Wood

Barclays has cut just under 5,000 staff this year as part of its plan to streamline the bank and axe areas that are unprofitable, leaving the bank with fewer staff than at any time since 2007.

Deutsche co-CEO would prefer not to juggle

Deutsche Bank - External

Deutsche Bank Co-Chief Executive Officer Juergen Fitschen is seeking to keep prosecutors from filing charges against him. If he fails, he may have to juggle his duties with his defence as his predecessor did a decade ago.