Barclays, which is facing allegations of fraud in the US, is setting up an academy with Cambridge Judge Business School where it will send all 2,100 of its compliance staff for specialised training by academics ranging from philosophers to lawyers.
Burberry has made an eleventh-hour attempt to clarify why it has awarded a £440,000 allowance to chief executive, Christopher Bailey, issuing a supplementary note to shareholders.
Environmentalists and human rights campaigners have sounded the alarm at radical plans to ease conditions for World Bank loans, enabling more than $50bn (£29bn) of public money a year to be made available for large power, mining, transport and farming projects.
BoE Governor Mark Carney has announced his next big shake up: scrapping the central bank's annual cricket match.
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Forecasters have good news for those fearing that Britain faces a long, slow decline into economic mediocrity: the UK will still stand tall among the world's biggest economies in 2030, having overtaken France and even made progress on closing the gap with Germany.
Richard Mellon Scaife, the billionaire heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune and a newspaper publisher who funded libertarian and conservative causes and various projects to discredit President Bill Clinton, has died. He was 82.
How long is the long term? Dominic Rossi of Fidelity Worldwide Investment has almost been a lone voice in the fund management world in arguing that directors should be forced to hold incentive shares for a lot longer than the standard three years.
Morgan Stanley has bought Deutsche Bank's bulk commodities trading book dealing in coal, iron ore and freight forward contracts to expand in commodities derivatives, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
JPMorgan unwittingly helped BNP Paribas violate U.S. sanctions as the bank hid billions of dollars in transactions involving Sudan and Cuba, according to court documents and people with knowledge of the matter.
Unilever, the consumer goods group behind Persil and Magnum, has said it will not scale back its UK operations if Britain votes to leave the European Union.
Fears of a British exit from the European Union are adding to the list of concerns causing turbulence on global financial markets, the IMF’s managing director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday.