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HSBC to tender audit contract
By New Statesman - 07 March 12:26

KPMG at risk

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London banks to file case against EU
By New Statesman - 05 March 9:20

Bonus cap regulation.

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FSA to fine fund managers for violating rules
By New Statesman - 05 March 9:15

As per the rules, investors’ money should only be used for trade execution and research.

HSBC underlying profits rise
By New Statesman - 04 March 9:20

Despite fines HSBC reports a good year.

Stephen Hester's magical misdirection: defending RBS's £5bn losses and £679m bonuses
By Alex Andreou - 28 February 15:26

RBS has announced losses of over £5.1bn and bonuses of £679m, after being bailed out by the taxpayer. Through Stephen Hester's sleight of hand, we are expected to believe that this has been a “chastening year” for the bank.

EU will limit bankers’ bonuses
By New Statesman - 28 February 12:59

Deal falls well short of London’s demands.

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RBS begs for more time to sell UK branches
By New Statesman - 28 February 10:21

The state-controlled bank posts £5.17bn pre-tax loss in 2012

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Co-operative Bank £1bn capital gap threatens Lloyds deal
By New Statesman - 27 February 7:30

Lloyds continues negotiations.

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JPMorgan Chase to cut 17,000 jobs
By New Statesman - 27 February 7:20

Mortgage business will see major reductions.

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British banks poor financing decisions had impact on economic recovery, says Osborne
By New Statesman - 26 February 7:00

Bad loans required a £21bn bailout at the height of the financial crisis.

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HMRC publishes names of tax evaders
By New Statesman - 22 February 9:10

“Naming and shaming” exercise.

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EC extends 18-month antitrust investigation
By new-statesman - 22 February 9:00

Yen and euro interbank rates looked into.

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European banks face tough dislosure rules
By New Statesman - 20 February 8:37

EU member states say that the disclosure rules are unworkable.

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Cameron urges RBS to speed up reforms
By New Statesman - 19 February 9:23

The bank must now complete its restructuring.

Business quote of the day: "Companies would get round it"
By Helen Roxburgh - 18 February 12:45

KPMG has little time for the Chancellor's plans to clamp down on tax avoidance.

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Tullett Prebon dragged into Libor scandal
By New Statesman - 15 February 8:11

London-listed broker "involved in conversations" over Libor.

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Barclays to cut 3,700 jobs
By New Statesman - 12 February 8:01

Cost cutting.

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EU proposes rescue plan for Cyprus
By New Statesman - 11 February 7:45

Willl involve radical cull of country's financial sector.

The challenges facing Mark Carney at the Bank of England
By David Blanchflower - 07 February 15:38

The new Bank of England governor doesn’t start until July but he has some important decisions to make before then.

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Hidden charges: the next big scandal for banks?
By Josh Spero - 07 February 9:45

The high cost of banks' lack of transparency.

Ireland will liquidate Anglo Irish Bank
By New Statesman - 07 February 9:30

Votes through emergency legislation.

The Age of Entitlement
By Bryan Appleyard - 07 February 7:05

The new super-rich have no allegiance, obligation or connection to wider society. They live in a mirror-lined bubble – and a legally entitled one. Can anything beyond another crash change things?

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Vince Cable to bring back RBS privatisation plan
By New Statesman - 06 February 9:30

George Osborne to ensure that stake in RBS reaches private hands.

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Printing money within limits will not lead to inflation, says Lord Turner
By New Statesman - 06 February 9:10

Calls for “intellectual clarity”.

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UBS shakes up pay scheme
By New Statesman - 05 February 9:30

Becomes first bank to follow the EU commission recommendations.