UK and Switzerland in talks to tax Swiss bank accounts
By New Statesman - 26 October 14:59

George Osborne and Switzerland's Finance Minister Hans-Rudolf Merz in London talks.

Singapore stock exchange offers to buy Australian counterpart
By New Statesman - 25 October 13:46

Singapore stock exchange offers S$10.7bn.

Co-op Group considers sale of life assurance business
By New Statesman - 25 October 13:33

Deutsche Bank appointed to review business.

Tesco Bank to create 200 new permanent jobs in Glasgow
By New Statesman - 25 October 12:32

New workers to provide sales and service for Tesco's mortgage business.

First Financial Bankshares Q3 earnings increases
By New Statesman - 25 October 12:27

Third quarter basic earnings per share at $0.78.

State Street to acquire Bank of Ireland Asset Management
By New Statesman - 25 October 12:21

BIAM gained for €57m, including €14m estimated net business assets.

Government accused of letting off banks lightly
By New Statesman - 22 October 14:18

Chancellor's promise to extract the "maximum sustainable" tax revenue from the financial services, h

Rio challenges partner's rights issue over Mongolian copper mine
By New Statesman - 21 October 16:26

Rio Tinto in attempt to block Ivanhoe Mines' rights issue in struggle over untapped gold and copper

UK mortgage lending at 10-year low
By New Statesman - 21 October 16:21

Gross mortgage lending fell to £12bn in September.

Morgan Stanley reports $91m loss in third quarter
By New Statesman - 21 October 16:17

Overall revenue falls by 20% to $6.8bn.

Osborne announces Treasury levy for banks
By New Statesman - 21 October 16:11

Permanent levy aims to raise more each year than the one-year bonus tax.

Goldman Sachs Q3 profit drops
By New Statesman - 21 October 13:05

Earnings of $2.98 per diluted share compare with $5.25 for Q3 2009.

Rise and fall of the prop trader
By Alex Preston - 21 October 8:17

Proprietary trading was one of the main causes of the financial crash of 2008-2009. Now, it has beco

Deutsche Postbank put Indian housing finance unit up for sale
By New Statesman - 20 October 14:53

German lender puts its housing finance unit up for sale, as part of the global restructuring of the

Santander to sell 5% stake in Brazilian arm to Qatar Holding
By New Statesman - 20 October 14:50

Spanish bank has agreed to sell a $2.7bn stake in its Brazilian arm

Citi was 'playing both sides of the street', says Hands' lawyer
By New Statesman - 19 October 17:11

Citi banker Wormsley accused of misleading over rival bidder in EMI deal.

Founders to get £82m each from BlueBay sale
By New Statesman - 19 October 17:05

Willis and Poole to retain positions as fixed income fund manager sold to Royal Bank of Canada.

Eurobank concludes repo agreement with Greek Government Bonds as collateral
By New Statesman - 19 October 15:52

Transaction is first in interbank market using Greek Government bonds since Greece's IMF bailout.

BNY Mellon, SSE collaborate to bring BNY Mellon's DR indices to China
By New Statesman - 19 October 15:47

Memorandum of Understanding grants Shanghai Stock Exchange exclusivity.

Government to pay £1.5bn compensation on Equitable Life
By New Statesman - 18 October 14:00

Equitable's near collapse ten years ago is estimated to have affected about 1.5 million savers.

Few banks sign Osborne's code of conduct
By New Statesman - 18 October 13:50

Only four of the UK's 15 largest banks have signed up to the government's code of conduct on taxatio

AIA seeks up to $20bn in share sale
By New Statesman - 18 October 13:46

Initial offer of 5.86bn shares for up to $15bn.

ADCB concludes acquisition of RBS retail banking business in UAE
By New Statesman - 18 October 12:15

Acquisition to double ADCB's credit card business.

Xchanging renews contract with American credit card company
By New Statesman - 15 October 12:37

UK financial processing services firm renews 2 year contract.

Markit acquires Loan/SERV messaging portal from DTCC
By New Statesman - 15 October 12:30

UK financial information services company to acquire messaging portal.

SouFun appoints JP Morgan as depositary bank
By New Statesman - 15 October 12:26

Chinese real estate website operator impressed by JP Morgan's unparalleled experience.

Goldman Sachs to foray into real estate investment business
By New Statesman - 15 October 12:18

Former ING Clarion Partners managing director to head the initiative.

BNP Paribas plans to hire 200 bankers
By New Statesman - 15 October 12:08

Majority of new staff will be based in London.

Banks promise ₤1.5bn small business growth fund
By New Statesman - 14 October 14:35

Growth fund is one of 17 proposals to boost lending to small businesses.

Axis Bank receives RBI nod to set up UK subsidiary
By New Statesman - 14 October 13:53

Indian lender also approved to upgrade Shanghai office to a branch.

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