For the first time in its history, Aberdeen Asset Management has been promoted to the FTSE 100 Index.
On offer to the lucky winner of our Best Loved Hotels-sponsored competition was a two night break away for two in a fabulous boutique inn with gastro-pub on the Cotswold's River Windrush. The prize also includes dinner for two on one of the nights.
Things got so bad, it's good - or so it seems.
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan enjoyed a day out Thursday, presenting at the Citi Financial Services conference in New York.
Oh dear, ties to alleged brothels and that alleged hate-crime taxi-fare spat. It hasn't been a good few days for Morgan Stanley.
Barclays bank boss Bob Diamond received £17m ($26.8m) in pay, shares and perks last year – at a time when the bank's profits fell 3% and amid continuing criticism of bankers' pay.
Deutsche Bank's incoming leadership, Anshu Jain and Juergen Fitschen, are thought to be moving quickly to put their own stamp on the organisation.
Citi CEO Vikram Pandit has got something to smile about.
Here's a few links to some interesting Bloomberg and New York Times stories currently doing the rounds.
Citi's Board of Directors has announced that it has nominated Franz B. Humer and Joan E. Spero as new independent director candidates to stand for election at Citi's annual meeting of stockholders on April 17, 2012.
Something highly unusual, and potentially quite bearish, has just happened to the stock market.
The crisis in Greece, a slowdown in China and eurozone are the main international risks to the financial system, says the Bank of England, which is concerned that markets could suddenly seize up and a pose a threat to stability.
Shell will cut at least 250 jobs this year and increase workers’ hours at its North Sea operations following the sharp drop in the price of oil.