There's a lot riding on the next few weeks.
And it's not that bad - although will probably all go downhill from here.
2011 was a stressful one for the city. The downturn in the economic climate meant thousands of job cuts and money worries, which affects all areas of your life.
Here's a few links to some interesting Bloomberg, CNBC and Reuters stories currently doing the rounds.
Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond, attended the opening of Barclays Wealth's newly renovated headquarters in Edinburgh last week.
2011 was a difficult year for the industry, and 2012 is shaping up to be even worse. Here's just a snapshot of 7 stories hitting the headlines today:
From another era, though.
The French financial state prosecutor has requested that HSBC’s Swiss private bank be sent to criminal trial over a suspected tax-dodging scheme for wealthy customers.
A year after his "Flash Boys" book rocked Wall Street, Michael Lewis says the market's "invisible scalp" persists.
The Bank of England has warned the financial community against complacency in the wake of a series of “short sharp shocks” in markets over recent months that it said could happen more frequently.