CME Group forms joint venture with Dow Jones
By New Statesman - 12 February 10:34

CME Group and Dow Jones have signed a definitive agreement in which CME Group will take a 90% owners

Carte Bleue merges with Visa Europe
By New Statesman - 12 February 10:32

Carte Bleue and Visa Europe have merged their operations in France and created Visa France.

Barclays to acquire Italian credit card operations of Citi
By New Statesman - 12 February 10:29

As part of plan to expedite its push in selected European countries, Barclays Bank has agreed to acq

Germany, France mull bailout package for Greece to rescue their banks
By New Statesman - 12 February 10:27

Germany and France whose financial institutions are said to be exposed to the Greek debt crisis are

Travelport scraps £1.2bn float over discount
By New Statesman - 11 February 12:57

Airline ticketing and hotel reservations firm Travelport has pulled its $1.78bn (£1.14bn) flotation

HSBC targets mid-market segment in Hong Kong with personal banking service
By New Statesman - 11 February 11:25

To support the evolving financial ambitions of individuals in the global mid-market segment, HSBC ha

Merrill Lynch Japan Securities launches low-latency DMA platform in Japan
By New Statesman - 11 February 11:23

Merrill Lynch Japan Securities (MLJS) has launched a third-party hosted service for ultra low-latenc

EBRD to sell 15% Stake in OAO Swedbank Russia
By New Statesman - 11 February 11:22

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to sell its 15% stake in OAO Swed

Sovereign uncertainties weigh on European banks' CDS: Fitch Solutions
By New Statesman - 11 February 11:20

Growing market concerns about both the sustainability of sovereign debt levels, particularly in Euro

Bank of Scotland to close Halifax retail branches in Ireland
By New Statesman - 11 February 11:19

Following a strategic review of its Irish operations, Bank of Scotland (Ireland) (BOSI), a unit of L

LSE partners with FactSet to offer joint reference data through UnaVista
By New Statesman - 10 February 10:43

London Stock Exchange (LSE) has commenced a joint venture with FactSet Research Systems, to deliver

LeasePlan unveils online savings bank in Netherlands
By New Statesman - 10 February 10:40

LeasePlan, a Dutch auto lease financing company half-owned by Volkswagen, has launched an internet s

Shinsei, Aozora bank merger to extend beyond deadline
By New Statesman - 10 February 10:37

The merger plan between Shinsei Bank and Aozora Bank has hit a gridlock over key issues such as stra

AIG appoints new executive VP to oversee finance and risk
By New Statesman - 10 February 10:35

American International Group (AIG) has appointed Peter Hancock as executive vice president for finan

Former Merrill Lynch top boss to head CIT Group
By New Statesman - 09 February 12:34

Former Merrill Lynch chief executive John Thain has been appointed the chief executive of US commerc

Rasmala, RBS to jointly conduct equity research on Middle East firms
By New Statesman - 09 February 11:12

Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), an India-based private lender, has entered into an a

Barclays Wealth hires UBS bankers to strengthen team in South Asia
By New Statesman - 09 February 11:10

Barclays Wealth, the global wealth management division of Barclays, has appointed three senior banke

Deutsche Bank eyes Asia for future growth
By New Statesman - 09 February 11:08

To help propel its revenues above EUR4bn by the end of next year, Deutsche Bank intends to step up i

Tullett Prebon further develops Tokyo OTC business
By New Statesman - 09 February 11:06

Tullett Prebon (Europe) has launched a new over-the-counter (OTC) brokerage business in Japan for Ni

RBS to pay huge bonuses after £7bn loss
By New Statesman - 08 February 12:08

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is soon expected to announce huge bonus payouts from a £1.3bn bonus

British banks’ £15bn float by Santander
By New Statesman - 08 February 12:04

The Spanish banking group, Santander, is reportedly evaluating plans to sell about 25 per cent stake

Manulife introduces new whole life insurance offering
By New Statesman - 08 February 10:48

Manulife has launched La Vie, a whole life insurance offering that provides savings and life protect

GIC Real Estate partners with Deutsche Bank
By New Statesman - 08 February 10:46

GIC Real Estate, a Singapore-based sovereign wealth fund, has partnered with Deutsche Bank to provid

UBS to restructure wealth management Americas
By New Statesman - 08 February 10:45

Troubled by the US tax evasion probe, Swiss bank UBS is planning to restructure its US wealth manage

ABN Amro to rebrand as RBS in UAE
By New Statesman - 08 February 10:40

ABN Amro Bank is set to be renamed as The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) on February 6 in the UAE, acc

Resolution Group, Blackstone, NAB in race to buy RBS branches
By New Statesman - 08 February 10:38

Resolution Group, the UK buy-out firm and Blackstone are in race along with National Australia Bank

European stock markets fall over economy fears
By New Statesman - 05 February 11:17

Stock markets around the world were battered today due to rising concerns over the state of the US e

Bank of America sued over Merrill Lynch purchase
By New Statesman - 05 February 11:13

The New York state attorney general has sued Bank of America (BoA) along with two of its top executi

Aegon sells funeral insurance business to Egeria for EUR212m
By New Statesman - 05 February 10:21

Aegon has sold its funeral insurance business in the Netherlands to a Dutch investment firm Egeria,

Standard Chartered first bank to act as primary dealer for Korea Treasury Bonds
By New Statesman - 05 February 10:18

Standard Chartered First Bank (SC First Bank) has been designated as a primary dealer (PD) for Korea

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