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Currency market rigging could become criminal offence

Prison Window

Rigging the foreign exchange, bond and commodity markets could become a criminal offence, the government will warn the City on Thursday as part of its latest effort to clean up the financial markets after a wave of scandals and allegations relating to key benchmarks.

The Best Firm of the Last Decade is..

Fifa World Cup Brazil

HITC has been polling employees at commercial and investment banks, asset management and private equity firms and hedge funds globally for the past decade to determine who they think is the best firm to work for.

Companies still blasé over cybercrime

Iran Missile Test

International companies remain blasé about the threat of cyberattacks, despite a number of high-profile and costly breaches, according to a major survey out on Wednesday.

Another billionaire emerges from private equity

A Billion Dollars

James Tomilson Hill, the Blackstone Group vice chairman who runs the company’s $58bn hedge-fund business, has emerged as a billionaire as the world’s largest private-equity firm and his art collection have surged in value.



Goldman Sachs Blink

Goldman bankers said to leave over guideline breach

Three bankers have left Goldman Sachs after the U.S. firm determined they breached internal guidelines in connection with the bank’s advisory role on the planned acquisition of a consumer company in the Middle East, according to people with knowledge of the matter.