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UK nears decision on Barclays' Qatar charges - report

Barclays Canary Wharf

Britain's fraud prosecutor could decide as soon as next month whether to charge former Barclays executives over undisclosed payments the bank made to Qatari investors in 2008, three sources familiar with the investigation said.

Victorian-era silver 'fix' joins electronic age

Silver Bars

The 117-year-old London method to set a price for silver, known as the "fix", is coming to an end on Friday, replaced by a new electronic pricing mechanism that regulators hope will bring more transparency to the system.



Deutsche Bank - Foyer Bridge

Deutsche Bank bonus pool cut by 11%

Deutsche Bank, which runs Europe’s biggest investment bank, cut its bonus pool by 11% after rising legal expenses hurt earnings last year and said volatility in financial markets means the first quarter may be challenging.