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Barclays said to suspend Chief FX Dealer

Barclays Canary Wharf

Barclays has suspended three currency traders, including a chief dealer in London, amid a probe into potential foreign exchange manipulation, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.

JPMorgan faces wider probe in Hong Kong

For Hire

JPMorgan Chase disclosed Friday that the U.S. Justice Department and agencies from other jurisdictions are investigating hiring practices in Hong Kong that were already being probed by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

RBS to create internal bad bank

Chisel Split Ice

Royal Bank of Scotland expects to post a 'substantial' full-year loss after transferring $61bn of its worst loans to an internal bad bank under government pressure.

A bum deal ? EU to roll out toilet flush law

Toilet Sign

The European Union has long had a reputation for micro-managing on every aspect of the region's life - from multibillion euro building projects to the colour of passports. Now the EU has found another pressing matter: toilet flushing.