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.
The pods have landed, offering an oasis of calm for busy city workers.
This is an awful list.
Of the top 124 positions in the latest Forbes rich list, only 10 are women in their own right (ie not grouped with their husband).
The divorce of billionaire hedgie Ken Griffin just keeps on providing revelations about the couple's spending.
The asset management arm of Britain’s biggest insurer has been fined £17.6m by the City watchdog for “systems and controls” failures and has paid £132m in compensation to eight funds it managed.
Nasdaq granted CNBC rare all-day access at its Rockville, Maryland, facility to see how its analysts police the markets in real time.