Vince Cable has raised the spectre of Europe imposing mandatory quotas on the number of female directors in British boardrooms, as he pushes for Britain’s largest businesses to swiftly appoint more women to senior positions.
Stress in the City. It's not all roses in the financial markets, with many receiving low (or no) bonus, and under constant threat of losing their jobs.
Failure is not an option.
This was the most social Super Bowl ever. That's despite the fact that just half of ads featured hastags-down from about 57 percent last year.
Belgium has come under investigation by the European commission over tax breaks for multinational companies as Brussels widens its crackdown on corporate tax avoidance.
Amazon is reportedly in discussions to buy up hundreds of physical retail stores across the US to showcase its products, including the Kindle tablet and unsuccessful Fire smartphone, and act as delivery points for online orders.
Next sop for the brightest and the best ?
Guggenheim Partners sold its multistrategy hedge fund to a group including the former co-head of Royal Bank of Canada’s capital-markets division. Terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed.
Jeff Gundlach's DoubleLine Capital is raking in cash despite uncertainty about the bond market.
For Kyo Yamamoto, leaving investment choices to a computer rather than making his own calls has been the best strategy as unorthodox global monetary policies only worsen market volatility. Right now, the machine says sell Japan government bonds.
Goldman Sachs hired Sarah-Marie Martin as a partner in its financial-sponsors group, luring away a Credit Suisse banker who works with the world’s largest private-equity firms, according to a person with knowledge of the hire.
An ex-Goldman Sachs banker who got a former colleague to steal documents from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York was sentenced to two years’ probation after a judge said he’d already been punished enough by having his reputation trashed on the Internet.