Financial sector

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UK and US poised to fall into recession as interest rates dampen growth
Moody’s report shows weak growth across G20 as central banks move to reduce persistent high inflation

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

31, May, 2023 @1:44 PM

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‘It’s a massive ask’: is Binance capable of being regulated?
Crypto exchange says it will do everything possible to change UK watchdog’s mind but opacity remains an issue for US as well

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

27, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Starling Bank founder steps down as CEO to avoid potential conflict of interest
Anne Boden is also a major shareholder and hopes move will shield online bank from possible concerns

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

25, May, 2023 @10:45 AM

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Look at what hedge funds really do – and tell me capitalism is about ‘rewarding risk’
‘Alternative asset managers’ are mainly focused on protecting themselves from losses – and they get tax breaks for it, too, says author Brett Christophers

Brett Christophers

25, May, 2023 @9:00 AM

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UK ministers ask to meet Revolut amid reports it may be refused licence
Britain’s most valuable fintech firm has criticised regulatory hurdles that it says could drive it abroad

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

19, May, 2023 @1:56 PM

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Deutsche Bank agrees to pay $75m to settle Jeffrey Epstein lawsuit
Group of women accused lender of helping facilitate US financier’s sex trafficking operations

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

18, May, 2023 @10:15 AM

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UBS to make $35bn in Credit Suisse takeover – but lose $17bn in rushed deal
UBS says it will absorb costs related to litigation, regulatory matters and liability adjustments in emergency rescue

Mark Sweney

17, May, 2023 @10:01 AM

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George Osborne to lead £2.4bn investment management firm
Former chancellor adds to roster of jobs with role as chair of Lingotto, owned by Agnelli family’s Exor

Kalyeena Makortoff

15, May, 2023 @1:39 PM

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Deloitte under investigation over audit for retailer Joules
Financial Reporting Council to look at group’s 2021 accounts, a year before it went into administration

Sarah Butler

09, May, 2023 @12:57 PM

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Shell shareholders should oust chair, says influential adviser
Pirc and Church of England back calls for investors to vote against Sir Andrew Mackenzie at AGM

Alex Lawson

09, May, 2023 @10:55 AM

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Is the banking crisis coming to an end? As JP Morgan CEO notes, risks linger
Jamie Dimon says this phase of bank collapses is over, but ‘other cracks in the system’ could still be revealed

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

02, May, 2023 @4:36 PM

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Covid era graduates struggle with communication, say Deloitte and PwC
Accounting firms offer extra training on face-to-face presentations and in-person meetings

Jasper Jolly

02, May, 2023 @11:45 AM

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