Satellite's have been busy snapping away at Japan since Friday's devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami. These released images show neighbourhoods, farms and nuclear power plants all swept away, or heavily damaged.
The Devil is in the detail, some say. While others claim that there's a devil in JPMorgan Chase's Park Avenue HQ building which needed to be exorcised.
Deutsche Bank looks to be ready to bet the bank.
Another day, another silly banker.
On January 16th, 1995, Barings trader Nick Leeson, already hiding substantial rogue trading losses from his bosses, took positions on the Singapore and Tokyo stock exchanges, hoping that his latest gamble would help him recover some of his unauthorised losses (and save his bacon).
A new survey conducted by Poolia recruitment specialists, shows that almost 60% of PAs do not mind if they work for a man or a woman - though intriguingly, 35% of those who expressed a preference would rather work with a man, and only 1.5% of those who expressed a preference would choose to work with a woman.
The Guardian reports that Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to reveal later this week that it paid around 300 bankers bonuses of an average of £1m for their work in 2010.
A second hydrogen explosion occurred at an earthquake-damaged nuclear reactor north of Toyko Monday. The blast is said to have been caused by a build-up of gas at Fukushima's station's No. 3 reactor.
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Bloomberg reports that, according to its sources, the merger talks between inter-dealer brokers Tullett Prebon and Tradition appear to have stalled over price.
Barclays will shrink its 2014 bonus pool more than 17% to less than 2 billion pounds ($3.1 billion) as the U.K.’s second-largest lender cuts back its investment bank, a person with knowledge of its compensation strategy said.
High street banks are being urged to show restraint on pay as they prepare to declare the size of their bonus pots for 2014, at a time when the sector faces fresh scrutiny over its conduct.
The partially built Pinnacle building could be revived to become the tallest tower in the City of London – although the building will lose its elegant twisting design at the top, which earned it the nickname “the Helter Skelter”.