New Statesman
Osborne's ring fence will be made of cheese wire
By New Statesman - 04 February 10:30

Power to break up the banks.

New Statesman
400ms of insider information
By Alex Hern - 04 February 9:52

High frequency (insider) trading.

New Statesman
Osborne warns of break up of British banks
By New Statesman - 04 February 9:40

The proposed ring fence move would create “uncertainty for investors”, says the British Bankers’ Association.

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European investment banks to reduce bonus pools
By New Statesman - 04 February 9:33

Pressure from regulators, investors, and politicians.

Fully nationalise RBS, says Nigel Lawson
By New Statesman - 01 February 8:20

Banks' threats to leave the UK are "a load of nonsense", says the former chancellor.

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UK authorities examining Barclays Qatar loan in 2008
By new-statesman - 01 February 7:17

Yet another blow to the British investment bank’s image.

The Shadow State: The "dehumanising, degrading" treatment of disabled people
By Alan White - 23 January 11:51

One woman with Crohn's told to work in a nappy; another with 90 per cent burns declared fit to work. No wonder the Work Capability Assessment, administered by Atos, has been declared "unfit for purpose".

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Barclays to axe up to 2,000 investment banking jobs
By New Statesman - 23 January 9:30

The bank will expand its retail banking business in the UK.

CPS to crack down on tax evasion
By Alex Hern - 21 January 11:06

A populist move, which may be less popular than expected.

New Statesman
Vickers' "electric fence" - are bankers' DIY skills up to it?
By James Ratcliff - 21 January 10:56

Cows, cricket, and dangerous fences.

New Statesman
UK financial services firms to cut 18,000 jobs
By New Statesman - 21 January 9:10

Business volumes declined.

“We have been screaming for more transparency for some time now”
By New Statesman - 18 January 9:29

The Cayman Islands open up: business quote of the day.

Jumping off cliffs, bankers in our schools and cricket’s apartheid years
By Peter Wilby - 18 January 5:29

Peter Wilby's "First Thoughts" column.

American Express to cut 5,400 jobs
By New Statesman - 11 January 9:40

The employee reduction program will save more than $600m.

Japan approves £72bn stimulus package
By New Statesman - 11 January 9:12

Expected to create 600,000 jobs.

No change for RPI calculation
By economia - 10 January 11:37

Old index maintained.

Former UBS boss: “I felt embarrassed and ashamed”
By Helen Roxburgh - 10 January 11:24

Business quote of the day.

Economy ground to halt in 2012
By economia - 08 January 18:51

ONS figures confirm.

New Statesman
Bank of America to pay £7.2bn in fines for Fannie Mae
By New Statesman - 08 January 7:07

The $11.6bn deal closes long-term dispute between the companies.

Basel to simplify liquidity rules for banks
By New Statesman - 07 January 10:57

The new rules are expected to make banks less vulnerable to financial crisis.

New Statesman
Fiscal cliff vote ramps up political tensions
By New Statesman - 03 January 9:42

Deal has undermined some Democrat-Republican relationships.

Duncan Niederauer will become president of combined NYSE-ICE company
By New Statesman - 21 December 9:30

In the $8.2bn deal, Duncan Niederauer will become president of the combined company and CEO of the NYSE Group.

ICE will buy NYSE Euronext
By New Statesman - 20 December 15:00

Deal announced tomorrow.

UBS fined $1.5bn over Libor manipulation
By New Statesman - 19 December 9:00

Becomes second bank to be hit by fine.

Obama makes concession on "fiscal cliff" deal
By New Statesman - 18 December 10:39

Shifts position on tax.

Hector Sants to join Barclays
By economia - 13 December 11:16

A new role for the former FSA chief.

Business quote of the day: "Stunning failures of oversight"
By Raymond Doherty - 12 December 11:07

HSBC aren't in the US Government's good books.