They make flip-flops and pet food. They sell miniskirts and motorcars. They mine iron ore and distribute soda. Their net worth totals $2.7 trillion, about the size of the gross domestic product of France, the fifth-biggest economy on the planet.
A series of emails and instant messages between Barclays traders - peppered with colourful and obscene language - is at the heart of federal energy regulators' effort to impose record fines over a complex plan to manipulate California power markets.
The wife of former Credit Suisse broker Eric Butler, convicted in a $1bn fraud case, can’t keep funds in the couple’s jointly used accounts, a Brooklyn, New York, federal judge ruled.
Here's a technology sketch with Ronnie Corbett and Harry Enfield from a Christmas' 'One Ronnie' TV special.
Nomura was found by the country’s securities watchdog to have been involved in an insider-trading incident last year.
Here's something truly corney sent in by one of our readers.
The mounting bill U.K. banks face for payment protection insurance (PPI) mis-selling is now around £12.3bn ($19.8bn), making it the costliest bank mis-selling scandal ever in the UK, according to consumer group Which?.
Clever too, if a tad morbid.
Royal Bank of Scotland is preparing to enter talks with regulators to settle Libor-rigging claims, the boss of the bailed out bank said on Friday, as it admitted the cost of the payment protection insurance (PPI) scandal had now reached £1.7bn.
Manchester United, Fulham, Everton, Manchester City, QPR and Liverpool are among those to feature.