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    1. 7 hours ago

      Banks face pushback over surging compliance and regulatory costs

      The world’s biggest banks are coming under increasing pressure to control soaring compliance and regulatory costs, with...

    2. 22 hours ago

      JPMorgan told to provide communications with top Chinese official

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered JPMorgan to hand over any correspondence with Wang Qishan, one of the...

    1. 22 hours ago

      Dimon hits out at ‘lazy’ shareholders

      Jamie Dimon has hit out at “lazy” shareholders who followed proxy advisory services’ guidance to vote against his pay...

    2. May 27, 2015

      Wall St banks top London bonus league

      The top five investment banks paying the highest bonuses in London this year are all American, according to a survey...

    3. May 27, 2015

      Banks offer little investment attraction

      Is it at last time to buy financials? For any good contrarian, it looks as though there is a case. The sector has been out...

    4. May 25, 2015

      Banks warn on new risk assessment models for trading operations

      The world’s biggest banks are seeking to play on regulators’ fear of another flash crash in debt markets to lobby against...

    5. May 24, 2015

      US Senator Warren calls for hearings into bank waivers

      US Senator Elizabeth Warren and other lawmakers are calling for public hearings on whether banks accused of rigging foreign...

    6. May 22, 2015

      NY regulator raises spectre of further forex penalties for banks

      Wall Street banks risk new penalties over their rigging of foreign exchange markets, as New York’s banking regulator...

    7. May 22, 2015

      Risks not reflected in bank fine reaction

      Washington seems to have lost the power to shock Wall Street. Punishments this week for yet more bad bank behaviour totalled...

    8. May 21, 2015

      Shareholders punished for the sins of the trader

      In Liar’s Poker, Michael Lewis’s memoir of working on Wall Street in the 1980s, a novice trader offers this twisted view of...

    9. May 20, 2015

      Trader transcripts: ‘If you ain’t cheating, you ain’t trying’

      They were known as the “Cartel” or the “Mafia” among their peers. The unsubtle nicknames were given to a group of traders...

    10. May 20, 2015

      JPMorgan’s global think-tank uses big data to read US economy

      For decades policy makers and economists have sought data that would allow them to better understand how changes in...

    11. May 19, 2015

      JPMorgan investors protest over pay and end to joint chief role

      JPMorgan Chase’s board survived a shareholder vote on executive pay but suffered another significant vote calling for change...

    12. May 19, 2015

      Illegal activity on Wall Street still widespread — says Wall St

      Illegal activity on Wall Street and in the City of London remains widespread, according to those who should know —...

    13. May 18, 2015

      Show real remorse and the bank bashing will soften

      Another month, another fine. Last week it was announced that five of the world’s biggest banks would pay $6bn to settle...

    14. May 14, 2015

      How savvy asset managers can fend off the regulators

      When US politicians wanted to court voters after the global financial crisis, they knew who to attack: the “fat-cat bankers”...

    15. May 14, 2015

      Democrats raise the roof over mortgages

      US lawmakers are returning to battle over lax mortgage lending as Democrats and their allies say Republicans want to let...

    16. May 14, 2015

      Rising tide of financial regulation washes over recalcitrant boards

      Nearly half of the world’s biggest financial institutions are still not doing enough at board level to address risk...

    17. May 13, 2015

      Morgan Stanley admits to reporting lapses

      Morgan Stanley misled investors over the scale of its short positions for more than six years, according to the US Financial...

    18. May 13, 2015

      Activist investors take aim at chief of Bank of New York Mellon

      The Wall Street offices of Bank of New York Mellon are steeped in the history of its famous founder, Alexander Hamilton. Yet...

    19. May 12, 2015

      Senate committee chair plans to wind back bank rules

      The Senate banking committee chairman has proposed the biggest rolling back of financial regulatory reform since the 2008...

    20. May 12, 2015

      Partisan rancour hits US bank bill

      The launch of the most serious attempt at financial reform since the Dodd-Frank act quickly descended into partisan...

    21. May 12, 2015

      Small US banks’ shares ahead of larger rivals

      Shares in the biggest US banks are lagging behind their smaller counterparts so far this year as investors await the start...

    22. May 11, 2015

      Rare US bank launch targets ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ values

      It was when Bill Greiner was denied a $2m loan to buy a building that he knew big banking was broken. This was May 2008, not...

    23. May 6, 2015

      Advisory firm ISS attacks Jamie Dimon’s cash bonus

      Shareholders at JPMorgan Chase should vote against Jamie Dimon’s pay package because the board awarded him a “large...

    24. May 3, 2015

      The precarious prospects of London finance

      It was 2006, and the City of London was enjoying an extraordinary surge, capturing market share and kudos from its global...

    25. April 30, 2015

      Healthy liquidity diet needed to survive future financial shocks

      What are the big risks to the stability of western financial markets today? This week I posed that question to powerful...

    26. April 29, 2015

      SEC chairman’s past as a defence lawyer haunts former clients

      Mary Jo White’s past as a defence lawyer for some of the world’s largest banks could come back to haunt certain financial...

    27. April 28, 2015

      Goldman Sachs’ reported spending on EU lobbying rises 14-fold

      Goldman Sachs has revealed a 14-fold increase in the amount it says it spends on lobbying in Brussels after the EU...

    28. April 27, 2015

      New rules only lower bank risk in theory

      A leveraged financial system amplifies shocks in financial crises. With debt levels higher now than in 2008, the assumed...

    29. April 26, 2015

      US banks push for delay in reporting corporate bond trades

      US banks and asset managers are pushing for a delay in reporting big corporate bond trades as a way of avoiding a possible...

    30. April 24, 2015

      The heavy hand of US market intervention

      The US’s free markets are being distorted by the government, which is riding roughshod over investors. That is the charge....

    31. April 22, 2015

      Improved BNY Mellon results buy time with activists

      Bank of New York Mellon, the world’s largest custody bank, delivered improved quarterly results that may buy executives time...

    32. April 21, 2015

      Female Goldman Sachs banker agrees settlement

      A senior banker at Goldman Sachs who claimed she was cheated out of millions of pounds in bonuses and subjected to sexist...

    33. April 20, 2015

      Hidden dangers that banking regulators fail to chart

      Nobody knows anything.” Applied to Hollywood, William Goldman’s words inspired optimism, but such words also apply to...

    34. April 20, 2015

      Morgan Stanley reports best quarter since financial crisis

      Morgan Stanley reported its most profitable quarter since the financial crisis, with a jump in revenues from trading helping...

    35. April 19, 2015

      Misbehaving banks must have their day in court

      Almost seven years since the financial crisis crashed over the global economy, many of its repercussions are still being...

    36. April 17, 2015

      America’s Main Street banks struggle at the core

      The Main Street banks of America should really be having a great time of it: business and consumer confidence is high, homes...

    37. April 16, 2015

      Goldman Sachs regains a little of the swagger of bygone era

      Lloyd Blankfein told Goldman Sachs’ managing directors at a private “town hall” meeting on Thursday that its first-quarter...

    38. April 16, 2015

      Buoyant Wall Street earnings lift cloud of crisis

      Two of Wall Street’s largest banks have recorded one of their strongest quarters since the financial crisis, in a sign that...

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