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HSBC tower may sell for $1.85bn

London Canary Wharf

London's biggest and most expensive office building, HSBC Holdings' global headquarters, is up for sale and could fetch more than £1.1 bn ($1.85bn), according to a report in the Financial Times.

BofA in DOJ settlement talks for $10B+: Sources

Justice Scales

Bank of America, one of the nation's largest banks and mortgage providers, has been working aggressively to put its mortgage liabilities behind it. Last month, it announced a $6.3 billion settlement of its outstanding mortgage-security and other contract issues with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Barclays bosses 'confident' of shareholder support

Barclays Building Sign

Barclays chairman, David Walker, and chief executive, Antony Jenkins, have told CNBC they are confident they have the support of most major institutional shareholders over the bank's pay proposals, as over one third of investors failed to back the bank's pay policy.