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When China averted a default in its shadow banking industry last week in the midst of an emerging market meltdown, investors heaved a sigh of relief.
Investors should be "concerned about China" as it's "going through a major change" and its banking system is experiencing a "real difficult time" warns Bill Rhodes, president and CEO at the William Rhodes Global Advisors.
The U.S. government has asked a judge to order Bank of America to pay $2.1 billion.
Banks have begun selling bonds backed by foreclosed homes turned into rentals in the U.S., bringing calls for Congress to look into the deals.
David Marshall, senior analyst for Asia-Pacific financials at CreditSights, comments on Japanese banks' earnings and says that stronger economic growth is needed as loan growth remains anaemic.
Ed Rogers, CEO and CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors, discusses Japanese stocks, from banking where a drop in bond trading revenue is expected, to Nintendo and Canon.
With the exception of Wall Street's biggest banks, the financial sector appears to be getting ready to add workers to payrolls.
The European Commission has outlined plans to crack down on banks' risky trading activities in an effort to put an end to lenders deemed "too big to fail."
Dirk Becker, deputy head of German research at Kepler Cheuvreux, says Deutsche Bank is "managing alright" considering all it has to do and says it can make 2014 "the last bad year."
Reint Gropp, professor and Dekabank endowed chair of sustainable banking and finance at the House of Finance at Goethe University Frankfurt, says the ECB's asset quality review could reveal "secrets" in the German banking sector.
China's move to prevent an investment product's default may spur concerns over shadow-banking reform, but some analysts say the moment just wasn't right.
January lived up to its reputation as being the leanest month Tuesday as several of London's major financial institutions announced swinging cutbacks.
Ismael Pili, Head of Financials Research, Asia at Macquarie Securities, says investors should hold out on Chinese bank equities until real action is taken to solve liquidity issues.
Shrikant Bhat, Head of Wealth Management at Citibank Singapore, explains why recent financial problems from a Chinese trust fund won't impact investor sentiment.
A Chinese trust firm said on Monday it had reached an agreement to resolve a troubled high yield investment product.
Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Standard and Poor's, explains why fears of a new credit crunch in China may be overblown.
RBS is taking billions of pounds in extra charges to cover the cost of past misdeeds, sending it deep into the red.
Chinese investors face a potential high-profile default. CNBC's Eunice Yoon discusses China's emerging credit threat.
John Rutledge, SAFANAD chief investment strategist, and Leland Miller, China Beige Book International president, share their thoughts on China's structural problems and whether the country is facing a banking crisis.
Federal prosecutors are scrutinizing whether banks have allowed businesses to siphon billions of dollars from consumers’ accounts.
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