HSBC, one of the largest hedge fund investors in the world, has changed the leadership of a key private banking unit.» Read More
Bill Smith, CEO & Senior Portfolio Manager at SAM Advisors, reacts to the Fed's stress test on U.S. banks, and explains why banks will continue to be hobbled by stringent regulations.
Sterling has lost over 90 percent of its value since the 1970s: hardly a good advertisement for the stability of public money. So why is it only central banks that have the right to print money? Why can't any bank print it?
John McCormick, Chairman, Asia Pacific at RBS discusses the bank's return to health after Bank of England Governor Mervyn King recommended splitting RBS into a 'good' and 'bad' bank last week.
Scott Redler, Chief Strategic Officer at T3live.com, reveals how to trade U.S financials which he thinks have room to move higher.
In an internal memo by Goldman the investment bank said it will name a new class of managing directors every two years, instead of on an annual basis, beginning in 2013.
Investors in U.S. bank stocks may be in for a volatile ride over the next two weeks as the Federal Reserve releases results of its annual stress tests of bank capital in two steps.
Jaspal Bindra, Asia CEO at Standard Chartered, tells CNBC how the bank managed to post a $6 billion profit despite being hit by a whopping $667 million fine for violating U.S sanctions.
As the Dow roars into record territory, there's one sector that's nowhere near its glory days: Financials.
Goldman Sachs is trying to work around a financial reform regulation to keep investing in the profitable business of buying and selling companies.
Paul Krake, Founder, View from the Peak discusses the "borderline comical" nature of China's on-again and off-again tightening measures and explains why he is bearish on Shanghai equities.
Barclays is committed to its investment-banking business and sees opportunity in Africa, CEO Antony Jenkins told CNBC's "Closing Bell" on Friday.
The president of the European Parliament, warned Italians on Thursday not to back the scandal-ridden media tycoon at the ballot box.
Spanish lender Santander shrank its directors' pay by almost 35 percent in 2012 as profits fell, with Chairman Emilio Botin taking one of the bigger cuts in remuneration among top executives.
A deal involving Bank of America shows how bank bailouts have continued, even if in a much quieter form than in the depths of the financial crisis.
Commerzbank, Germany's second-biggest lender, said it would set aside slightly more money for bad loans this year as the economic environment deteriorates.
Rosneft is seeking to borrow $30 billion from China, making Beijing the largest consumer of Russian oil and further diverting supplies away from Europe.
Barclays plans to cut at least 3,700 jobs in 2013 as part of a strategic overhaul aimed at reducing the group's annual costs by 1.7 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) by 2015.
Royal Bank of Scotland chairman Philip Hampton has defended the bonus due to be paid to chief executive Stephen Hester even though the British bank has been punished for rigging interest rates.
Calls to break up the nation's major banks do not solve the risk problems at the heart of the 2008 financial crisis, Robert Rubin, former Clinton Treasury Secretary, told CNBC.