Business quote of the day: HSBC, or not HSBC?
By Helen Roxburgh - 11 December 10:43

Stuart Gulliver of HSBC defends his bank over its settlement for money laundering charges.

New Statesman
JPMorgan nears £500m HMRC deal
By economia - 10 December 17:15

Back-taxes settlement.

The new UK and US "action plan" for safer banking
By Heidi Vella - 10 December 10:31

Five questions answered.

Tax is "not a church plate going around" says Danny Alexander
By New Statesman - 10 December 9:25

Chief secretary to the Treasury addresses firms.

Ex-staff say Deutsche Bank concealed $12bn losses
By New Statesman - 06 December 11:41

Bank denies claims.

Five questions answered… on Royal Bank of Scotland’s PPI provisions
By Heidi Vella - 02 November 11:28

The cost of PPI mis-selling continues to rise.

New Statesman
UBS slashes 10,000 jobs at it streamlines its ailing investment arm
By Alex Ward - 30 October 15:24

Swiss bank seeks a new trajectory.

New Statesman
Banking profits slashed by PPI repayments
By Alex Ward - 29 October 15:46

Total cost of PPI scandal set to surpass £10bn this week.

Gas Burner
Inflation hits lowest rate since November 2009
By Alex Ward - 16 October 17:28

But hikes in food and energy bills put a dampener on the news.

If you want to live ethically, start with your bank account
By Ed Mayo - 15 October 9:35

Moving your money is an opportunity to make the banking system as a whole better, writes Co-operatives UK's Ed Mayo.

"The Intruders" hand bottle of Bollinger to Barclays for "innovation in interest rate manipulation" (Video)
By Alex Hern - 09 October 7:31

The group gatecrashed Investment Banking Awards in Mayfair to present the fake prize.

The New York Stock Exchange
"£1m isn't rich anymore": the rise and fall of investment banking
By Alex Preston - 03 October 11:00

From Barings and Barclays to Schroders, Chase and Goldmans, Alex Preston charts the history of the rise and fall of the investment bank in the US and Britain.

Why we don't let accountants coin words
By Alex Hern - 04 September 12:46

A parable of Spanish banking and mutilation of the English language.

Obama and – Bane? Bain? Romney. Obama and Romney.
Romney's Bain Capital under investigation for tax dodging
By Alex Hern - 03 September 12:58

New York's attorney-general starts examining private equity firms

Banco Santander's half-yearly profit halves
By New Statesman - 31 August 8:35

The Spanish banking group registers strong lending growth in Latin America and Poland but continues to struggle at home.

Barclays appoints new chief amid fresh scandal
By Helen Roxburgh - 30 August 10:56

Antony Jenkins replaces Bob Diamond, who left amid the rate-fixing scandal at the bank.

Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine.
Environmental and social issues can be just as vital to company success
By Lisa Nandy - 22 August 12:19

The nosedive in Lonmin’s share value over the last week is proof that the environmental, social and human rights activities of companies are linked to their financial value.

Will the City take any lessons from the Games?
By David Wootton - 17 August 16:31

The world of finance isn't exactly filled with role models.

New Statesman
Julius Baer to buy Merrill Lynch’s IWM business
By New Statesman - 13 August 8:05

The transaction, worth 860m Swiss francs, adds substantial scale to Julius Baer’s European business.

New Statesman
Prudential's first-half profit climbs to £952m
By New Statesman - 10 August 12:53

The financial services group delivers its highest-ever first-half new business profit of £1.14bn.

Allianz second-quarter net income up 23.2 per cent
By New Statesman - 03 August 7:22

The insurer beats market expectations, with a 136 per cent surge in life and health insurance income.

Osborne should nationalise RBS, but he won't
By George Eaton - 02 August 9:12

Cabinet ministers are reportedly pushing for the full nationalisation of RBS.

UBS disappoints as second-quarter net profits fall 58 per cent
By New Statesman - 31 July 7:54

The Swiss lender loses $356m after investing in Facebook shares.

"We are sorry": Agius apologises for Libor scandal as Barclays profits plummet
By New Statesman - 27 July 8:12

The bank announces a 71 per cent drop in statutory profits for the first half of the year.

Coca Cola present the Olympic torch relay at Glasgow
Coca Cola decides to pay their Olympic taxes
By Anna Lezard - 18 July 17:05

Coca Cola takes a lead from McDonald's.

HSBC faces billion-dollar fine for money-laundering
By Alex Hern - 18 July 8:52

Bank accused of shipping wads of money across the US-Mexico border

A vampire squid.
Goldman Sachs steps back from casino banking
By Alex Hern - 17 July 11:52

The Vampire Squid launches a private bank for wealthy clients

UK car insurance prices drop 7.1 per cent in the second quarter
By New Statesman - 16 July 7:13

But men are still paying £110 more than women on average.

Move your money: We need new models of banking, not just new banks
By Louis Brooke - 13 July 13:50

Introducing "competition" to banking won't work if it's just Tesco Bank taking over