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      Standard Chartered to axe 1,000 senior manager jobs

      Standard Chartered’s new chief executive has told staff he plans to cut a quarter of its most senior management...

    2. June 9, 2015

      HSBC to axe up to 50,000 jobs in 2 years

      HSBC has promised to shed 50,000 jobs over the next two years by closing retail branches, shrinking its investment bank...

    1. June 4, 2015

      All eyes on Gulliver as he prepares second HSBC shake-up plan

      HSBC will next week present investors with its second attempt in four years to simplify and shrink Europe’s biggest...

    2. March 31, 2015

      Macquarie to axe 100 Asia investment banking jobs

      Macquarie is axing almost half its investment bankers in Asia as the Australian bank — once dubbed the “Millionaire...

    3. March 30, 2015

      City jobs lost in spite of upbeat outlook

      The number of jobs in the UK’s financial services industry has continued to fall in spite of rising levels of optimism....

    4. March 3, 2015

      UK retreat from investment banking gathers pace

      Britain’s retreat from investment banking is set to accelerate as Royal Bank of Scotland aims to slash as many as...

    5. February 26, 2015

      RBS moves to speed up full return to private sector

      Royal Bank of Scotland is to cut bonuses, shed riskier assets and seek regulatory clearance for resuming dividend...

    6. January 21, 2015

      BNP to hold talks over job cuts

      BNP Paribas is considering job cuts at its corporate and institutional banking division in France and will discuss the...

    7. January 8, 2015

      StanChart shuts global equities business

      Standard Chartered is pulling out of institutional equities globally in an abrupt move that underscores the bank’s new...

    8. December 10, 2014

      RBS to scale back Japan fixed-income trading business

      Royal Bank of Scotland plans to wind down its core fixed-income trading business in Japan, a market it entered more...

    9. December 9, 2014

      Citigroup hit by extra $3.5bn in charges

      Citigroup will take about $3.5bn in legal and restructuring charges in the fourth quarter, as the US bank prepares to...

    10. December 2, 2014

      Aviva agrees £5bn takeover of Friends Life

      The chief executive of Aviva has pledged to assimilate its takeover target Friends Life with “almost surgical...

    11. October 28, 2014

      Lloyds axes 200 branches and 9,000 jobs

      Lloyds Banking Group sought to secure its future as Britain’s leading retail bank with a major digital transformation...

    12. October 24, 2014

      UK banks axe branches in favour of digital model

      Britain’s biggest lenders are shutting hundreds of branches and culling thousands of staff in a push to cut costs and...

    13. October 22, 2014

      Lloyds to unveil 9,000 job cuts

      Lloyds Banking Group is set to announce plans to cut about 10 per cent of its workforce next week as part of its new...

    14. October 14, 2014

      CME cuts 150 jobs in company rejig

      CME Group, the world’s largest futures exchange operator, said it would cut 150 jobs, or 5 per cent of its global...

    15. FT Alphaville

      September 9, 2014

      How to spend it: ECB bond-buying edition

      Securitisation has gotten a bad rap thanks to its association with dodgy underwriting during the bubble. Yet bundling...

    16. beyondbrics

      September 3, 2014

      Guest post: the trillion dollar scandal of financial secrecy

      By David McNair of the ONE Campaign While the newswires are dominated by the threat of Isis, a critical opportunity to...

    17. FT Alphaville

      August 28, 2014

      Yes, trade with poor countries has cost US jobs

      Polled in March 2012, top academic economists overwhelmingly agreed that “freer trade improves productive efficiency...

    18. FT Alphaville

      August 22, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Buiter on helicoptor drops: David clocks a new paper from Citi’s Willem Buiter, on...

    19. FT Alphaville

      August 19, 2014

      "People want money"

      “Money,” we were once told, “is whatever you can use to pay your debts.” That definition is both precise and slippery,...

    20. August 13, 2014

      Citizens Financial beefs up commercial arm ahead of looming float

      Citizens Financial Group, the US unit of Royal Bank of Scotland, is bolstering its commercial banking operations as it...

    21. FT Alphaville

      August 7, 2014

      Derivatives and public entities: don't be a day-one loser

      Banco Espirito Santo has recently, and spectacularly, shown how many sins of the past lie beneath Portuguese corporate...

    22. FT Alphaville

      July 31, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Most hedge funds fail: Clarity is the enemy of profitable finance, says Dan. But...

    23. FT Alphaville

      July 25, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE How to forward a new golden age: A guest post by Carlota Perez, Centennial...

    24. FT Alphaville

      July 15, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Asian equity markets were in day two of a rebound as investors took an optimistic view that problems in...

    25. beyondbrics

      July 14, 2014

      The LIA and Libya's struggle to move on

      News that Abdulmagid Breish has been removed from his position as chairman of the Libyan Investment Authority brings...

    26. June 22, 2014

      Finance graduates sense job-security

      Is job security in the finance profession a distant dream? What concerns do master’s in finance graduates have about...

    27. FT Alphaville

      June 19, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Camp Alphaville reminder: You turn your back for five minutes and there’s a mystery anthropologist added to the lineup....

    28. June 17, 2014

      More to bank competition than switching by numbers

      There is much to like in the cut of Andrea Leadsom’s jib. The new City minister is a 50-year-old ex-banker who has...

    29. beyondbrics

      June 10, 2014

      Gill Marcus: telling it straight as S Africa faces threat of downgrade

      If anybody had any lingering illusions about the worrying state of South Africa’s economy, Gill Marcus, the central...

    30. beyondbrics

      June 6, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * US warns on China air force spending | A Pentagon report claims that Beijing’s annual defence spending...

    31. FT Alphaville

      June 5, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Camp Alphaville reminder courtesy of Paul Murphy: “Think of a festival, but for finance rather than music. Oh, and...

    32. May 27, 2014

      RBS slashes US mortgage business

      Royal Bank of Scotland is shrinking in the US under regulatory pressure from the Federal Reserve, with the loss of...

    33. FT Alphaville

      May 16, 2014

      Death of Banks Watch

      Introducing a new series tracking the slow death of the traditional investment banking model (if not banking itself)....

    34. May 15, 2014

      Big changes at Barclays need deft handling

      The headlines about Barclays screamed ‘14,000 jobs to go this year’. In essence, it is a larger figure than an already...

    35. FT Alphaville

      May 14, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Australian equities lost momentum after the government revealed its 2014 budget — various welfare benefits...

    36. FT Alphaville

      May 8, 2014

      Hedge funds, fortunes and merit

      Institutional Investor’s Alpha published its rich list for 2013 this week which, as Matt Levine has described with...

    37. May 8, 2014

      Barclays moves to cut 7,000 jobs in retreat from investment banking

      Overhaul at Barclays Barclays signalled its retreat from the world of global investment banking as it slashed 7,000...

    38. FT Alphaville

      May 8, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Appetite for stocks has returned to Asia-Pacific following a more encouraging development in Ukraine, and...

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