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M&S post worst trading results in three years
By New Statesman - 10 July 8:15

Marks and Spencer sales plunge.

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HSBC Europe sells Irish insurance businesses to Catalina
By New Statesman - 09 July 10:34

The transaction is expected to complete in the third quarter of 2012.

Barclays outlook rating lowered to negative
By Joe Derry-Malone - 05 July 12:13

Moody's puts Barclays on negative watch.

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Libor: what about the regulators?
By Deborah Doane - 05 July 11:01

More light needs to be shone on the FSA.

Aviva makes senior management changes
By New Statesman - 05 July 7:38

David McMillan becomes director of group transformation, while Robin Spencer is made chief of general insurance for the UK and Ireland.

Leader: Time to investigate the banksters
By New Statesman - 04 July 18:07

It was a combative, Sicilian-born US lawyer called Ferdinand Pecora, tasked by the Senate with investigating the causes of the Great Depression of 1929, who is said to have coined the expression “bankster”.

Diamond condemns those involved in rate-rigging
By Helen Robb - 04 July 18:05

Traders who fixed the interbank interest rate are "reprehensible".

Political sketch: Pinning down a squirming survivor
By Peter McHugh - 04 July 17:59

Diamond keeps playing dumb.

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Barclays is being punished for being first, not worst
By Alex Hern - 04 July 8:39

Barclays came clean while others are still hiding manipulation.

Why we still need a public inquiry into the banks
By Prof Michael Moran - 03 July 10:38

A Leveson-style inquiry would expose the web of patronage and lobbying.

Barclays' past wrongs could be coming back to haunt it
By Alex Hern - 03 July 8:23

The bank avoided prosecution for breaking sanctions in 2010, but that is all at risk now

Barclays CEO Bob Diamond resigns
By Alex Hern - 03 July 7:40

The embattled CEO resigned just hours after releasing a "carry on fighting" memo.

Barclays' chairman resigns over rate-rigging scandal
By Alex Hern - 02 July 8:40

Marcus Agius steps down as chair of both Barclays and BBA, the association which sets Libor.

String of Chinese companies could leave US
By Arvind Hickman - 30 June 11:42

Auditors feel strain of Sino-US stand off.

RiverStone to buy Brit Insurance
By New Statesman - 18 June 10:35

Transaction expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2012.

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Don't get your knickers in a twist over M&S
By Douglas Blakey - 08 June 15:45

M&S decision to open a bank is hardly groundbreaking

Marks and Spencer to open a banking chain this summer
By New Statesman - 08 June 8:53

The first branch is scheduled to open in July at M&S's Marble Arch store.

ANZ outsources 360 IT jobs to Capgemini
By New Statesman - 05 June 10:43

Over 100 Melbourne jobs to move by the end of the year.

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"My job is to make it easy for others to do theirs well"
By Alice Gribbin - 01 June 15:12

Questions for Craig Boundy, Experian's Managing Director in the UK and Ireland.

Audit firms should ditch sales culture
By Arvind Hickman - 29 May 15:01

UK watchdog flags up concerns.

FSA fines hedge fund CEO £3m
By Alex Hern - 29 May 14:31

Alberto Micalizzi "lied" to investors over the state of his fund

Prudential appoints Paul Manduca as new chairman
By New Statesman - 28 May 11:10

A five-month search for a successor to Harvey McGrath comes to an end.

The gov's new regulator is already caving in to the banks
The new regulator is already caving in to the banks
By Chris Leslie - 24 May 17:29

Charging for current accounts in credit would be an attack on citizens and insult to savers.

London Stock Exchange profits jump by 30 per cent
By New Statesman - 18 May 9:22

The group's performance boosted by a string of acquisitions, including FTSE International.

Northern Rock rescue could cost taxpayer £2bn
By New Statesman - 18 May 8:02

The National Audit Office said the bank could cost £2bn.

3i Group appoints new CEO
By New Statesman - 17 May 9:51

Changes afoot for the UK private equity investor after posting annual loss of £783m.

Aviva's first-quarter global sales down 3 per cent
By New Statesman - 17 May 8:14

Misery continues for the UK-based insurer.

Look east for accounting’s next big thing
By Arvind Hickman - 16 May 15:54

The Anglo-dominated accounting industry could soon have a Chinese flavour.

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Banks and the high street
By Douglas Blakey - 15 May 13:28

As our banking behaviour heads online, major job losses will follow