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    1. February 12, 2016

      Banking turmoil: A rout for rationality

      As Deutsche Bank executives watched a frenzied sell-off in its shares and debt on Monday, Marcus Schenck found a way to...

    2. February 12, 2016

      Dimon defies sell-off with $26m stock purchase

      Jamie Dimon has tried to put out a fire in financials stocks, spending more than $26m to buy half a million shares in...

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    1. February 11, 2016

      Negative rates haunt global bank stocks

      At the start of Ghostbusters II, Peter Venkman, brilliantly played by Bill Murray, anchors a ramshackle paranormal TV...

    2. February 10, 2016

      Bear market blindsides bank stocks

      It was not in the script for bank stocks in the US and western Europe to fall into a bear market. Coming from a low...

    3. February 9, 2016

      Charge senior bank bosses, says former commissioner

      Phil Angelides uncovered evidence of widespread fraud and corruption in the US mortgage market as chairman of the...

    4. February 9, 2016

      Five reasons behind US bank stocks sell-off

      US bank stocks have suffered a brutal start to 2016. Out of the 90 stocks on the S&P financials index, just eight were...

    5. February 3, 2016

      Wells Fargo in $1.2bn mortgage settlement

      Wells Fargo said it had agreed to pay $1.2bn to US authorities to settle claims that the country’s biggest mortgage...

    6. February 2, 2016

      Goldman censured over Hong Kong bank deal

      Goldman Sachs has been reprimanded by the Hong Kong regulator after it breached takeover rules in a $5bn deal by...

    7. January 31, 2016

      Blythe Masters and JPMorgan trial blockchain project

      JPMorgan Chase has begun a trial project using blockchain as it seeks to lead banking-industry efforts to cut the cost...

    8. January 24, 2016

      Wall Street’s battle of the bankers

      Under different circumstances, Joe Perella might admire the entrepreneurial pluck of his erstwhile colleague Michael...

    9. January 22, 2016

      Banks lead as business buys into UK’s pro-EU campaign

      Big business has rallied around David Cameron’s plea for support in the campaign to keep Britain in the EU, with US...

    10. January 20, 2016

      Big US bank revenue growth is flat as a pancake

      The six biggest US banks produced the same revenue in 2015 as they did the year before, underscoring how the industry...

    11. January 20, 2016

      Goldman Sachs in the black despite record fine

      Goldman Sachs closed the big US banks’ earning season in solid fashion on Wednesday, delivering improved results in...

    12. January 19, 2016

      Morgan Stanley swings back to profit

      Morgan Stanley swung back to a profit in the final quarter of 2015, as it vowed to keep a tight control on expenses...

    13. January 15, 2016

      Citi shares slump amid oil price fallout

      Citigroup shares slumped more than 6 per cent on Friday amid worsening sentiment in equity markets over the impact of...

    14. January 14, 2016

      Goldman in $5.1bn mortgage-backed securities settlement

      Goldman Sachs has reached a $5.1bn settlement with the US government and other agencies for mis-selling mortgage-backed...

    15. January 14, 2016

      Basel Committee softens new rules on bank capital

      Global banking supervisors have softened new rules forcing investment banks to hold much more capital against their...

    16. January 14, 2016

      JPMorgan’s Dimon urges investor ‘focus on the good’

      Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, has sought to ease market jitters over China, urging...

    17. January 14, 2016

      Ted Cruz under fire for undisclosed 2012 Goldman loan

      Ted Cruz, the Republican presidential contender vying with Donald Trump in Iowa, has found himself having to explain a...

    18. January 13, 2016

      MetLife: Looming smaller

      Citigroup and JPMorgan executives might step outside their New York headquarters today, look south along Park Avenue at...

    19. January 13, 2016

      New breed of online lenders takes aim at FICO credit score system

      For years, the FICO creditworthiness score has been the bedrock of trillions of dollars of consumer lending in the US....

    20. January 10, 2016

      Big five US investment banks hurt by China and oil

      Wall Street banks are poised to unveil another batch of lacklustre profits after the run-up to the Federal Reserve’s...

    21. January 8, 2016

      Bernie Sanders shows the past could yet haunt the big banks

      Bernie Sanders went down a storm in New York this week. Addressing a raucous crowd of supporters in midtown Manhattan,...

    22. January 7, 2016

      Colm Kelleher takes bigger role in Morgan Stanley reshuffle

      Greg Fleming, once considered a leading candidate to succeed James Gorman at the helm of Morgan Stanley, has left a few...

    23. January 6, 2016

      Banks cheer demise of US accounting ‘abomination’ ahead of results

      Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, once denounced the 2007 accounting rule as “one of the...

    24. December 30, 2015

      New normality for banks leaves system exposed

      Western policymakers took big strides in 2015 towards returning the global financial system to some kind of normality....

    25. December 29, 2015

      Activists take aim at muddling midsized banks

      Midsized banks be warned: muddling along with subpar returns will no longer cut it. Dozens of regional lenders in the...

    26. December 23, 2015

      US banks hit by cheap oil as Opec warns of long-term low

      US banks face the prospect of tougher stress tests next year because of their exposure to oil in a sign of how the...

    27. December 18, 2015

      JPMorgan Chase to pay $307m over disclosure flaws

      JPMorgan Chase has been ordered to pay a $307m penalty for failing to disclose to clients that it was steering them to...

    28. December 15, 2015

      Jefferies fixed-income revenues plunge in bad signal for Wall St

      Jefferies cast a shadow over Wall Street’s upcoming results season as the investment bank reported an 83 per cent fall...

    29. December 14, 2015

      Former Wall St titans shake-up banking with fintech investments

      They made their name on Wall Street. Now, they are trying to disrupt it. Some of the world’s highest-profile bankers...

    30. December 13, 2015

      Job cuts pain not over yet at big banks

      After a brutal seven years, bankers still in their seats at the end of 2014 might well have thought the worst was over....

    31. December 13, 2015

      Thousands more bank jobs under threat

      Big banks in Europe and the US announced almost 100,000 new job cuts this year, and thousands more are expected from...

    32. December 11, 2015

      Bitcoin’s central banker is yesterday’s man

      There are good reasons why the bitcoin community reacted with scepticism when reporters claimed to have unmasked “the...

    33. December 11, 2015

      US banks prepare for assault from online rivals

      The big brick-and-mortar banks in the US are bracing themselves for a fresh assault from rapidly growing online...

    34. December 10, 2015

      Banks score victory on use of ratings in capital calculations

      The banking lobby has beaten back a global reform plan that it claimed would result in a “substantial” increase in...

    35. December 9, 2015

      Blockchain for banks still at the ‘gluten’ stage

      Transferring the technology that underpins bitcoin from a power point presentation to a prototype is challenging the...

    36. December 3, 2015

      US banks: apocalypse maybe

      US banks needed to become safer. Significant progress is being made. Well done, guys. Take this downgrade from Standard...

    37. December 1, 2015

      JPMorgan plans lending venture with OnDeck Capital

      JPMorgan Chase is tying up with OnDeck Capital, one of the biggest of the specialist online lenders, in a blurring of...

    38. November 23, 2015

      Wall Street braces for losses on leveraged deals

      Wall Street’s largest banks are bracing for losses after investors backed away from risky deals this month, as the...

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