ZURICH/ LONDON, March 31- Swiss and British regulators stepped up their scrutiny of alleged manipulation of foreign exchange markets on Monday, as watchdogs take a closer look at whether banks have a tight enough grip on the behaviour of their traders.» Read More
As many as 10,000 bankers at Royal Bank of Scotland face the prospect of losing their jobs, as the state-owned UK bank draws up detailed plans to retreat from investment banking, the FT reports.
Are regulations or lackluster earnings stalling small banks consolidation? CNBC's Mary Thompson has the details.
CNBC's Mary Thompson weighs in on predictions for the banking industry, and why issues facing big banks next year won't impact smaller players.
The “Mad Money” host says “there’s no room at the inn” for these two groups in 2012.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on shares of Bank of America falling below its support level, and the trade on financials. Also a preview of Jeffries earnings, with Douglas Sipkin, Ticonderoga Securities analyst.
How are regional banks thriving in an uncertain economy? Dick Evans, Cullen/Frost Bankers chairman & CEO, counts the ways.
Hudson City Bancorp shares are down 59% this year. Is more pain ahead for the company? David Darst, Guggenheim Securities, discusses.
The debt situation on either side of the Atlantic is unlikely to improve for some time, but the United States remains the key engine for growth in the world, albeit hampered by political partisanship, while Europe will continue to suffer because of lack of liquidity in the banking system, Anthony Fry, UK Chairman of Espirito Santo Investment Bank told CNBC.
China Construction Bank is in talks to buy a bank in Brazil amid plans to open a subsidiary in Latin America’s biggest economy, according to officials and people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.
ABN Amro, the Dutch bank that has seen two of its three post-crisis owners collapse, is on a mission to re-emerge as a force in the sector and has promised to be a buyer of euro zone financial assets that capital-stretched banks are preparing to sell, the FT reports.
Banks are just too tough to own in this environment, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer, but not all banks are created equal, and BB&T is pretty darned good. Discussing regional banks, and the outlook for his company, with Kelly King, BB&T CEO.
Goldman Sachs, once Wall Street’s highest flier, has been grounded, and it does not bode well for the rest of the financial industry or the New York City economy that depends on it, the New York Times reports.
Paul Gambles, Managing Partner at MBMG International believes Europe's banks will need to raise more capital than expected.
Since August the market has been very volatile. Huge market swings for stocks added to a sense of crisis as investors fretted over Greek default, the global banking system and a slowdown in the US economy.
Peter Esho, Chief Market Analyst at City Index, recommends going long on CBA and short on NAB over the next few weeks.
John Wadle, Head of Regional Banks Research at Mirae Asset Securities, explains why Asia-focused lender Standard Chartered may actually benefit from the turmoil in Europe.
"I've no regrets." Federico Ghizzoni, chief executive of UniCredit, told the FT after his first year in the top job at Italy's largest bank by assets.
Lorraine Tan, Vice President at Standard & Poor's Equity Research, likes Asian banks that are well managed on the capital front, along with energy & port operators.
The CEO of BNY Mellon, the nation's sixth-largest bank, is stepping down due to disagreements over how to run the company. The current president was named as the new CEO.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on a trade on Joy Global; Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott provides insight on Netflix's new payment plans, and CNBC's Jon Fortt has the details on Facebook's music service announcement.