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  1. July 27, 2014

    London asset manager takes UBS to court

    UBS is being sued by a London-based asset manager amid claims that the Swiss bank’s 2012 restructuring badly damaged a joint...

  2. June 5, 2014

    Draghi tightens central banks’ grip on markets

    Mario Draghi did not launch QE. He launched SE - “something else”. The package of measures unveiled by the European Central...

  1. The World

    January 22, 2014

    Davos view: Don't get too confident about Eurozone prospects

    By Gillian Tett Just in case anyone was starting to feel too relaxed or cheerful about the outlook for the Eurozone, Axel...

  2. January 7, 2014

    UBS and Credit Suisse ready to pare back investment banks

    Switzerland’s two largest lenders are prepared to scale back their investment banking operations further if the country’s...

  3. January 7, 2014

    Banking rivalries: UBS and Credit Suisse

    It is hardly a secret that since the financial crisis struck, the old world order of banking has been shaken to its core. A...

  4. August 18, 2013

    UBS wealth managers shift focus from secrecy to returns

    Since Sergio Ermotti, UBSchief executive, launched a radical overhaul of the Swiss lender’s strategy last autumn, the...

  5. April 21, 2013

    Private lives of the monetary superheroes

    The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers And A World On Fire, by Neil Irwin, Penguin (RRP£25, RRP$29.95) More than five years...

  6. April 9, 2013

    Ex-FSA adviser Jeremy Bennett to be head of Nomura Europe

    A former adviser to the UK’s banking watchdog is to become Nomura’s European head, demonstrating the rising power of bankers...

  7. March 25, 2013

    Carney attends old guard’s crisis lesson

    It was like a veteran’s reunion for policy makers who fought on the frontline of the global financial crisis. But when Ben...

  8. March 18, 2013

    UBS should take pay lessons from Pandit

    Remember Vikram Pandit. The former hedge fund manager might be a multimillionaire, but he knew how to be humble when...

  9. March 14, 2013

    Anger simmers again over UBS bankers’ pay

    UBS has long been one of the prime targets of Swiss ire about executive pay. In 2008, Thomas Minder, the entrepreneur turned...

  10. March 13, 2013

    Ermotti is best paid banker at UBS

    Sergio Ermotti was the highest earner at UBS last year with a pay package that is expected to be more than SFr8m ($8.4m),...

  11. February 5, 2013

    UBS leads way with bonuses shake-up

    UBS has shaken up its pay scheme, becoming the first big bank to give thousands of senior bankers bonuses in the form of...

  12. The World

    January 24, 2013

    Davos day 2: Press round-up

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde at Davos (AFP) As our colleagues in the mountains don boots, bobble hats and gloves for day two...

  13. January 23, 2013

    Q&A: Guide to monetary policy buzzwords

    Monetary policy and the operations of central banks have become central to world economic prospects. Buzzwords including...

  14. January 23, 2013

    Japan rejects currency war fears

    A battle over the direction of monetary policy intensified on Wednesday as Japan denied accusations that it was trying to...

  15. Brussels Blog

    January 22, 2013

    Do triple-A countries have monopoly on top euro jobs?

    Dijsselbloem, left, with his predecessor Juncker after his election as eurogroup president Spain’s decision to abstain from...

  16. December 19, 2012

    UBS pays price for ‘epic’ Libor scandal

    UBS agreed to pay a record SFr1.4bn ($1.5bn) to US, UK and Swiss regulators to settle allegations of “pervasive” and “epic”...

  17. December 6, 2012

    Sants considers a job in the City

    Hector Sants, former chief executive of the Financial Services Authority, is in late-stage talks with Barclays about joining...

  18. December 3, 2012

    UBS – legacy issues

    Close, but no cigar. UBS is in talks with regulators over alleged rigging of Libor benchmark interest rates. It hopes for a...

  19. December 3, 2012

    UBS in global talks over Libor settlement

    UBS is in global talks to reach a settlement of more than $450m over the alleged manipulation of Libor, putting the Swiss...

  20. November 20, 2012

    Failings return to haunt UBS

    Kweku Adoboli still has one thing in common with the bank on which he inflicted a $2.3bn trading loss through “reckless...

  21. November 12, 2012

    Chairmen find their voice amid banking clamour

    Who’s in charge? Looking at some of the world’s biggest banks today, the answer increasingly appears to be the chairman, as...

  22. November 4, 2012

    Ermotti shifts UBS’s investment vision

    It was a former Merrill Lynch banker who dreamt up the grand plan of catapulting a conservative Swiss bank into the global...

  23. October 30, 2012

    UBS chief bullish in the face of change

    Axel Weber is not a man to shy away from difficult decisions. Last spring, he caused a political storm when he stepped down...

  24. October 24, 2012

    Singapore traders suspended by UBS

    UBS has suspended two traders in Singapore in the course of an internal investigation into the Swiss bank’s role in the...

  25. Money Supply

    June 14, 2012

    Orphanides takes a US break

    What do eurozone central bankers do when then step down? Lucas Papademos, a former ECB vice president, and Axel Weber, an...

  26. Money Supply

    January 25, 2012

    Central bankers in Davos

    Davos is not as important an event on the calendars of central bankers as the IMF/World Bank meetings or the Bank for...

  27. FT Alphaville

    November 15, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday, - UBS names Sergio Ermotti as CEO; Axel Weber to become chairman a year early —...

  28. FT Alphaville

    November 15, 2011

    Ackermann ends push to lead board

    Josef Ackermann is to leave Deutsche Bank after a decade as chief executive after failing to win shareholder support to...

  29. Money Supply

    September 23, 2011

    The week ahead in central banking

    Our week ahead email will help you to track the most important events in the central banking world. To see all of our emails...

  30. Money Supply

    August 22, 2011

    Why the Bundesbank opposed bond purchases

    What exactly did Jens Weidmann, Bundesbank president, say when earlier this month he and other members of the European...

  31. FT Alphaville

    July 4, 2011

    Recriminations at Deutsche over failed Weber move

    The senior ranks of Deutsche Bank are close to open warfare with Josef Ackermann, chief executive, and Clemens Börsig,...

  32. FT Alphaville

    July 1, 2011

    UBS opts for Axel Weber as next chairman

    Deutsche Bank has lost its chance of appointing Axel Weber, former president of the Bundesbank, to an executive role after...

  33. FT Alphaville

    July 1, 2011

    Ackerman's week to forget

    It’s not been a good week for Deutsche Bank chairman and CEO Josef Ackermann. First, he was forced to roll over his Greek...

  34. Money Supply

    May 23, 2011

    Weidmann on ECB bond buying

    Following my last post, Jens Weidmann, has offered a further insight on his thinking as Germany’s new Bundesbank president....

  35. FT Alphaville

    April 12, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Tuesday’s FT, Philip Stephens: The banks get away with it, again There are a...

  36. Money Supply

    April 11, 2011

    Trichet's successor in June?

    The competition to succeed Jean-Claude Trichet, who steps down as European Central Bank president at the end of October, was...

  37. FT Alphaville

    March 4, 2011

    ECB, after 'vigilance'

    Much musing — and some shell-shock in financial markets — on Friday over the ECB’s bold new direction, or as its Thursday...

  38. Money Supply

    February 22, 2011

    Economics headlines

    Eurozone price rises sound alarms at ECB – FT Libya turmoil crushes risk appetite – FT UK public finances in rare surplus –...

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