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  1. July 20, 2014

    J Christopher Flowers: after the storm, the deals

    J Christopher Flowers grimaces as he remembers what a “lonely place” it was to be a private equity investor specialising in...

  2. July 15, 2014

    Goldman and JPMorgan beat trading fears

    Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase surprised Wall Street on Tuesday with healthier than expected revenues from a core trading...

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  1. July 10, 2014

    Banks try to protect their young

    Last summer, Goldman Sachs hired Adam Grant, an author, academic and consultant who has worked with Google and Merck, the...

  2. June 16, 2014

    Alibaba reveals new board members as it eyes US listing

    Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba has named Michael Evans, a one-time candidate to succeed Lloyd Blankfein as chief...

  3. June 2, 2014

    Goldman creates new role in growth push

    Goldman Sachs is planning to increase the size of its commercial bank and wealth management division as part of a quest for...

  4. June 2, 2014

    Atlantic gap opens in bank chiefs’ pay

    If one banker epitomises the new period of modesty among European lenders, it is Ross McEwan. Last year, the New...

  5. June 2, 2014

    Pay rises for senior bankers hit 10%

    Banking chief executives received an average pay rise of 10 per cent last year as US banks handed their heads much more...

  6. June 2, 2014

    EU banks’ distressed gentleblokes get what they deserve

    In the past, the nouveau pauvre could apply for alms to the splendidly named Distressed Gentlefolk’s Aid Association....

  7. May 19, 2014

    Credit Suisse pleads guilty to tax evasion

    Credit Suisse pleaded guilty to an “extensive and wide-ranging conspiracy” to help US clients evade taxes and agreed to pay...

  8. May 16, 2014

    Goldman fears fallout if rivals plead guilty

    Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, has warned that guilty pleas from Credit Suisse and BNP Paribas would...

  9. April 25, 2014

    US chiefs stay clear of Russia forum

    Citigroup said its chief executive Mike Corbat had withdrawn from an investment summit hosted by Russian President Vladimir...

  10. April 21, 2014

    As Goldman glister fades restoring brilliance is tough

    Goldman Sachs remained a partnership long after its rivals went public. When it finally took the plunge, in 1999, it...

  11. March 18, 2014

    US banks braced for stress tests

    It is late 2014. A new financial crisis is proving to be deeper and grimmer even than 2008. The stock market is down by...

  12. March 5, 2014

    Goldman seeds $600m fund for women entrepreneurs

    Goldman Sachs and the World Bank are launching a fund aimed at raising $600m in capital for 100,000 women entrepreneurs in...

  13. February 27, 2014

    Keeping the faith in commodity trading

    The commodities trading landscape is changing. Faced with rising costs, increased regulation and directionless markets, big...

  14. February 26, 2014

    Survivor Brady Dougan faces Senate grilling

    Only three chief executives of global banks have managed to stay at the helm throughout the financial firestorms of the past...

  15. February 3, 2014

    Bankers adjust their bonus caps

    Barclays’ chief executive Antony Jenkins said on Monday that he would waive his bonus for the second year in a row,...

  16. January 30, 2014

    Blankfein’s pay to rise 10% to $23m for 2013

    Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and chief executive of Goldman Sachs, may earn as much as $23m in 2013 – a 10 per cent increase on...

  17. January 26, 2014

    Naked bosses and other gym hazards

    In his 2012 “quit ’n’ tell” book, Why I Left Goldman Sachs , Greg Smith detailed some of things he had seen in the company...

  18. January 20, 2014

    Bosses in drag can set a good tone at the top

    In the dreary annals of presentations about corporate values, ABN Amro chairman Gerrit Zalm’s recent performance for the...

  19. January 9, 2014

    Banking rivalries: Risk on, risk off

    Goldman Sachs v Morgan Stanley Only two pure Wall Street investment banks survived the financial crisis intact. One came to...

  20. November 18, 2013

    Account of Jeff Bezos and Amazon wins Business Book of the Year

    An “inspirational” account of the rise of Amazon and Jeff Bezos, the ecommerce group’s founder, has won this year’s...

  21. November 12, 2013

    Goldman’s Blankfein rejects ‘wholesale’ change

    “Weaker” investment banks may be embracing “larger strategic change” but Goldman Sachs does not need a wholesale overhaul...

  22. November 7, 2013

    Goldman repositions Sherwood in reshuffle

    Mike Sherwood, co-head of Goldman Sachs International, was given new responsibilities for the bank’s emerging markets...

  23. October 22, 2013

    Gay or straight, talented people will shine if they can be themselves

    Enormous changes have taken place in the workplace over recent decades, but there are still many lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  24. October 21, 2013

    Evans to retire from Goldman Sachs

    Mike Evans, head of Goldman Sachs’ emerging markets business and a one-time candidate to succeed chief executive Lloyd...

  25. October 16, 2013

    Bankers back in the classroom

    Ask people outside financial services what bankers have been doing for the past few years and you will probably receive an...

  26. October 2, 2013

    Mounting Wall Street fears of US default

    Wall Street leaders expressed mounting fears on Wednesday over the prospect of the first default by the US of its debt...

  27. August 8, 2013

    After shock and awe, Aviva must build esprit de corps

    Other people are more likely to give you a break if you rarely allow yourself one. That is the philosophy of Mark Wilson,...

  28. July 24, 2013

    Banks should keep out of mines and warehouses

    When Goldman Sachs bought the commodity trading house J Aron in 1981, it also took on Lloyd Blankfein, then a salesman of...

  29. July 14, 2013

    Finance: Upsetting the narrative

    When Fabrice Tourre steps into a lower Manhattan courtroom on Monday, all of Goldman Sachs’s finely crafted public relations...

  30. July 2, 2013

    Goldman Sachs appoints new senior Asia executive

    Goldman Sachs has appointed Ken Hitchner as its Asia (excluding Japan) president, the latest high-profile move within the...

  31. June 23, 2013

    Forces conspire to curb bank chiefs’ pay

    Investor revolts, increased regulatory pressure and legal scandals have spurred the first drop in bank chief executives’ pay...

  32. May 27, 2013

    Corporate, not closeted

    Two years ago Beth Brooke, global vice-chair at Ernst & Young, the professional services company, and a former senior...

  33. May 23, 2013

    Goldman completes its ‘rigorous self-examination’

    At Goldman Sachs’ annual shareholders meeting three years ago, Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and chief executive, announced the...

  34. May 23, 2013

    Goldman focuses on customers in latest reforms

    Goldman Sachs has set up a committee to review its dealings with customers, part of a series of reforms to prevent the...

  35. May 13, 2013

    Glass Lewis hits out at Goldman pay plan

    A prominent investor advisory firm has recommended that Goldman Sachs shareholders vote against the bank’s executive...

  36. May 5, 2013

    Gay couples gloomy over US immigration reforms

    A year ago, Martin Chavez married his British partner Adam Norbury in New York. Months later, he was promoted to Goldman...

  37. April 30, 2013

    Spain’s bankers reap pension jackpot

    The departure of Alfredo Sáenz as chief executive of Banco Santander has shone a spotlight on a quirky remuneration detail –...

  38. April 16, 2013

    Goldman Sachs earnings beat estimates

    Goldman Sachs beat expectations for first-quarter earnings on strong debt underwriting but the Wall Street bank warned of...

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