Financial sector

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Investors fail to block Greencore bonuses amid anger over Covid support
Sandwich-maker joins list of firms that have not returned money to UK Treasury despite paying out to bosses

Phillip Inman and Kalyeena Makortoff

27, Jan, 2022 @7:07 PM

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Large investors drive up house prices in Europe’s cities, study finds
Housing is increasingly attractive asset for institutional investors due to near zero interest rates

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

27, Jan, 2022 @3:22 PM

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Pressure grows on UK to beef up measures to tackle economic crime
MPs and experts demand immediate action after shock resignation of minister over £4.3bn Covid loans fraud bill

Jasper Jolly

25, Jan, 2022 @7:28 PM

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If Jeremy Grantham is talking about a US ‘superbubble’, we should listen
The Boston-based fund manager has hard-to-deny evidence to back up his prediction of a ‘wild rumpus’

Nils Pratley

24, Jan, 2022 @7:44 PM

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£262bn investor says it will target bosses who fail on climate or human rights
Aviva Investors says voting at AGMs will be influenced by policies on climate, human rights, biodiversity and executive pay

Kalyeena Makortoff

24, Jan, 2022 @2:15 PM

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Banknote printer De La Rue warns on profits after Covid costs
Shares fall by almost 30% in early trading as company is hit by staff absences and chip shortages

Jasper Jolly

24, Jan, 2022 @10:16 AM

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Credit Suisse boss at Euros on same day he allegedly broke rules to attend Wimbledon
António Horta-Osório resigned last week after bank looked into alleged repeated breaches of Covid rules

21, Jan, 2022 @3:45 PM

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Why the City is unfazed by Boris Johnson’s partygate woes for now
Analysis: Inflation and Ukraine seen as more pressing than PM resigning as Tory policy is unlikely to change

Larry Elliott Economics editor

19, Jan, 2022 @5:50 PM

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KPMG fined £3m for ‘serious failings’ in Conviviality audit
Accountant also reprimanded severely for failing to check firm’s claims in latest blow to reputation

Jasper Jolly

19, Jan, 2022 @11:56 AM

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Carillion tribunal: KPMG ex-partner denies forging documents
Evidence focuses on KPMG’s ‘misleading’ disclosures about audit of company that collapsed in 2018

Rob Davies

18, Jan, 2022 @6:29 PM

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BlackRock’s Larry Fink: climate policies are about profits, not being ‘woke’
Investment fund manager says firms that do not plan for a carbon-free future risk being left behind

Julia Kollewe

18, Jan, 2022 @1:14 PM

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Mastercard fined £31.5m over illegal UK prepaid cards cartel
Five firms fined total of £33m for agreeing not to compete with each other for local council business

Hilary Osborne

18, Jan, 2022 @12:44 PM

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