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    1. January 21, 2015

      Axel Weber questions euro’s future without reforms

      The former head of the Bundesbank has cast doubt on the future viability of the euro if countries do not follow Germany...

    2. October 15, 2014

      After QE: Taking off the stabilisers

      In the six years since Lehman Brothers collapsed, global financial markets have held to one certainty: central banks...

    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...

    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...

    3. 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,...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. December 7, 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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,...

    28. 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...

    29. 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 —...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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,...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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