Andrew Bailey’s focus last week was on high-cost credit and measures to curb the gouging of vulnerable consumers.
Women aren’t a good fit in boardrooms, most of them don’t want the hassle of a big job and they don’t understand the complex issues discussed in board meetings.
The stock market flotation of Saudi Arabia’s state oil company is likely to be delayed until next year, according to the country’s energy minister, confirming mounting speculation that the world’s biggest IPO was running behind schedule.
Deutsche Bank, Germany’s largest lender, is to cut more than 7,000 jobs globally, with its investment banking business in London likely to be hit.
Charges brought against Barclays bank over a $3bn (£2.6bn) loan made to Qatari investors have been thrown out by a court, in a major setback for the only criminal case pursued by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) around events from the 2008 financial crisis.
The FTSE 100 soared to a new record on Monday after news of a truce in the contentious trade dispute between the US and China cheered investors and helped send the pound lower against the dollar.
The Barclays chief executive, Jes Staley, has been fined £642,430 by City regulators over his attempts to unmask a whistleblower, and the bank has also clawed back £500,000 of his bonus over the matter.
Royal Bank of Scotland is to pay its first dividend since it was bailed out during the financial crisis a decade ago.
The London Stock Exchange has started implementing contingency plans in case the UK crashes out of the EU without a transition deal.
HSBC’s former head of currency trading has won a last-ditch battle to block his extradition to the US, where he faces 11 charges of foreign exchange rigging which each carry a maximum 30-year prison sentence.