Barclays is under scrutiny by regulators and could face a hefty fine after thousands of confidential files on customers were stolen in a data breach described as catastrophic by an adviser to the business secretary, Vince Cable.
The probe into possible insider trading continues with U.S. authorities looking at a number of hedge funds, including at least one individual at SAC Capital, a source familiar with the matter tells CNBC.
Tell us it's not true, saintly Antony.
The Bank of England has been dragged into the mounting controversy over allegations of price fixing in the £3tn-a-day foreign exchange markets after it emerged that a group of traders had told the Bank they were exchanging information about their clients' position.
Most hedge funds that bet on broad macroeconomic trends lost money in January, hurt by reversing equity markets and wrong-way currency bets.
The US economy added just 113,00 new jobs in January, according to figures released on Friday, fuelling fears that the recovery in the jobs market appeared to have stalled.
January's employment report was a "disappointment, but not a massive one," Goldman Sachs' chief economist told CNBC on Friday.
Barclays is imposing a £140,000 cap on cash bonuses for its investment bankers as it prepares to hand out roughly twice as much to employees as it does though shareholder dividends.
Cash is no longer King.
The London Tube strike.
Gina Martin Adams of Wells Fargo sees several similarities between 1998 and 2016 that may indicate a coming correction for stocks.
Media magnate Rupert Murdoch and former model Jerry Hall are to get married, after announcing their engagement at the ripe ages of 84 and 59 respectively.
When are the strikes and how long will they last?