Sir David Walker, the incoming chairman of Barclays, has reignited the debate over disclosure of top pay by calling for banks and other major companies to publish numbers on all staff earning more than £1m.
One of Europe’s largest hedge funds, Brevan Howard, reaped rewards from being on the other side of JPMorgan’s infamous 'London Whale' trade earlier this year by buying up tranches of mortgage and corporate bonds.
US politicians came under renewed pressure to resolve a dispute over $1.2tn worth of spending cuts and tax increases after the ratings agency Moody's said it would probably cut its AAA rating if negotiations fail before a 1 January deadline.
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The headline-grabbing flameouts of big names such as Facebook and Manchester United in the initial public offering market have obscured an otherwise solid performance this year of much smaller companies.
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'Tremendous mistakes have been made. We can see times have changed and we need to change and change rapidly'.
Goldman Sachs has shaken up its junior investment banking teams in Europe, asking bankers to multi-task rather than specialise in particular industries, as a slowdown in deals also forces rivals to rethink the way they do business.
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An alleged leaked submission to the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards from Barclays has reportedly called for powers to ban 'rogue' bankers. It is claimed that bankers who fail to adhere to standards may be no longer permitted to work in the industry.
The Bank Workers Charity has always encouraged healthy living for everyone in the workplace, and has a number of resources available for anybody who wants to make a healthy change in their life.
Few men ever master Wall Street. Jimmy Lee did.
BNP Paribas was sued for unfair dismissal by a former executive caught up in a probe of dollar-clearing operations that led to a record fine against the bank.