Attempts by George Osborne to pin the blame for the Libor fixing scandal on former Labour ministers seem to be undermined after deputy Bank of England governor Paul Tucker told MPs that he had not been leaned on to encourage Barclays to cut its rates.
BNY Mellon has announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement related to a previously disclosed class action lawsuit pending in federal court in Oklahoma and initiated by CompSource Oklahoma concerning losses in connection with the investment of securities lending collateral in Sigma Finance Inc. ('Sigma'). The settlement agreement is subject to court approval.
Sir Jeremy Heywood, the cabinet secretary, privately raised questions about the way Libor was being set during the 2008 banking crisis, according to a series of emails between him and Paul Tucker, the deputy governor of the Bank of England who is giving evidence to MPs on Monday.
Here's something sent in by a Barclays staffer.
Here's 9 candidates to take over from Bob Diamond as CEO of Barclays (and 3 not so serious candidates).
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney started to permit financial advisers to market themselves and share ideas with clients through social-networking websites LinkedIn and Twitter from the back end of last month.
Martin Taylor, a former boss of Barclays, has revealed how Bob Diamond offered to quit in 1998 after big trading losses in Russia and breaches of the rules that were not made public.
An investigation in Canada alleges that interest-rate rigging by staff working for British banks and financial institutions continued until at least June 2010, more than a year after Barclays' derivatives traders were found to have colluded in such practices.
by Cora Currier, ProPublica
Former Barclays CEO Martin Taylor says he asked Bob Diamond to stay on as head of Barclays Capital back in 1998 after the latter offered to resign following losses of hundreds of millions of pounds from Russia's debt default.
Goldman Sachs has warned that a Labour victory in the general election - and particulary a tie-up with the SNP - would be bad for British business and could damage confidence in the economy and financial markets.
City firms have been told they could face larger fines for failing to report transactions correctly. The warning by the Financial Conduct Authority came as Merrill Lynch was hit with a record £13.3m penalty for the offence.
Billionaire Michael Platt’s BlueCrest Capital Management has expanded its Hong Kong equity team to 11 fund managers and analysts, said a person with knowledge of the matter.