The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will examine the exposure of stock exchanges, brokerages and other Wall Street firms to cyber-attacks that have been called a threat to financial stability.
The Swiss government is set to appoint British-born former banker Mark Branson as the first non-Swiss national to head its financial regulator, two sources said, just as the body probes currency markets and prepares for a major review of big banks.
Facebook’s Oculus acquisition pushes Tech M&A to highest annual start since 2000, as value reaches $65.2 billion so far in 2014.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a bid by former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta to overturn his insider trading conviction.
German prosecutors widened an investigation to include a second Deutsche Bank board member in another twist to the lender's legal battle with heirs of late media mogul Leo Kirch that included a search of the bank's headquarters on Tuesday.
JPMorgan’s Mike Cavanagh, who served as a close deputy to CEO Jamie Dimon for more than two decades, will leave to become co-chief operating officer of Carlyle Group.
Jon Corzine, the former MF Global Holdings chief executive, and two former colleagues failed to win the dismissal of a lawsuit by a trustee seeking to hold them responsible for the futures brokerage’s rapid demise and bankruptcy.
BNP Paribas still plans to build on its presence in emerging European countries Poland and Turkey, even as it pulls back from Ukraine , the bank's chief financial officer told CNBC on Wednesday.
Rolls-Royce has been accused of sacking a senior engineer after he blew the whistle on allegations of potentially serious problems with the company's jet engines.
The Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday that it will treat bitcoin and similar virtual currencies as property for U.S. federal tax purposes.
Asda is considering scrapping the morning perk of free tea and toast for its staff and may also close its canteens in an attempt to cut costs.
It may be Wells Fargo's CEO's favourite business, but the company's wealth management unit's closely watched trust and investment fees declined in the fourth quarter.
Nestlé has failed in its attempt to trademark the shape of KitKat in the UK, opening the door for rivals to launch copycat products.