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Hedge fund bets on Manchester Utd misfortunes

Old Trafford

English soccer club Manchester United may have broken its losing streak with a win against Shakhtar Donetsk this week, but speculation over manager David Moyes' team isn't over - and not just on the pitch.

Asia-Pacific beats Europe in M&A space

Europe On The Globe

The Asia-Pacific region has overtaken Europe when it comes to mergers and acquisition, taking second place this year to North America in a study of M&A activity around the world.

Five Deutsche Bank execs face pay cut

Pair Of Scissors

Deutsche Bank’s Japanese securities unit will cut pay for five senior executives and increase compliance staff after regulators penalized the firm for excessive spending on entertaining pension fund officials.

RBS fined $100m by US regulators

RBS building sign

Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $100m to settle U.S. and New York regulators’ accusations that it violated sanctions programs targeting Iran, Sudan, Burma and Cuba.