From drinks to energy and pharmaceuticals, corporate Europe has had its fair share of high-profile merger and acquisition (M&A) deals this year. And it's unlikely to end there, according to HSBC.
Currently there are more bosses called Andrew (eight) than there are women (six) in the UK’s top firms
A former Deutsche Bank executive fired when female colleagues accused him of sexual harassment won a discrimination lawsuit after London judges ruled the women had lied, exaggerated and used lewd language themselves.
Barclays is to open talks with potential buyers of its Brazilian investment banking business as part of a wider restructuring led by the new chairman of the bank.
The Swiss Competition Commission has started investigating seven banks, including UBS and Julius Baer, for possible price-fixing in precious metals trading.
SSI Steel has announced it will close its iron and steel making plant at Redcar on Teesside indefinitely with the loss of 1,700 jobs.
Russia's recent economic turbulence, weakened ruble and high inflation could be coming to an end, according to a chief financial officer in Russia.
The Bank of England is likely to keep interest rates on hold until the middle of next year rather than raising them sooner, following a gloomier outlook for the global economy, according to the economic forecaster CEBR.
A reputation for economic competence can be lost in a day and take a generation to win back. Ask the Conservatives.
A fired HSBC equity derivatives trader who sued the bank for $2.6m was awarded just $63,400 in a French lawsuit over his dismissal for sending client data to his personal Yahoo! e-mail address.
Seven former Deutsche Bank managers were convicted by a German court of participating in a conspiracy to cheat on value-added tax refunds for carbon-emissions trading.
Daiwa Securities, a Japanese brokerage with operations in the U.K., would have to set up a business in the European Union that replicates or replaces some functions in London if Britain votes to leave the bloc, according to a memo to employees.