• Credit Suisse probed by regulators about dark pools Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 1:58 AM ET
    Credit Suisse headquarters on Paradeplatz in Zurich, Switzerland

    Swiss bank Credit Suisse became the latest major European bank to say it was caught up in an investigation into alternative trading venues known as dark pools.

  • Banco Espirito Santo posts interim loss of $4.8B Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 1:20 AM ET
    The Portuguese bank Espirito Santo, in Barcelona, Spain.

    Banco Espírito Santo has posted a €3.58 billion loss, which shows the financial woes engulfing its main shareholder, the Espírito Santo family group.

  • Bank of America to pay $1.27 billion in fraud case Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 2:48 PM ET
    A Bank of American branch office in Oakland, Calif.

    A U.S. district court in Manhattan has ruled that Bank of America must pay the U.S. government $1.27 billion in a Countrywide "hustle" fraud.

  • Paypal founder Levchin banks on Affirm   Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Paypal founder Levchin banks on Affirm

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to PayPal co-founder and serial entrepreneur Max Levchin, about his new lending service start-up Affirm, an alternative to banks for lending.

  • Argentine banks to offer to buy debt: Report Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Protesters, holding a mock vulture, rally against layoffs in front of the factory of U.S. automotive supplier Lear on the outskirts of Buenos Aires July 30, 2014. The protesters were also demonstrating against holdout investors locked in a legal battle with Argentina that could trigger a debt default by the country this week.

    Argentine banks are expected to offer to buy debt owned by holdout investors suing country in a bid to avert default, a banking executive said.

  • How a Portuguese banking mess took down a dynasty Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 9:23 AM ET
    Ricardo Salgado, chief executive officer of Banco Espirito Santo SA.

    The Espirito Santo dynasty totters amid a financial scandal that's threatened to re-ignite Europe's financial crisis. Global Post reports.

  • Ouch! UK to hit bad bankers with bonus clawbacks Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 5:03 AM ET

    U.K. authorities have announced plans to hit misbehaving bankers in the pocket, and could potentially demand the repayment of seven-year-old bonuses.

  • China's bank stocks were oversold: Expert   Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 8:07 PM ET
    China's bank stocks were oversold: Expert

    Khiem Do, Head of Asian Multi-Asset at Baring Asset Management, discusses why Chinese financials are trading for less than its book value, despite minimal chances of a bankruptcy in the sector.

  • New sanctions for Russia—here's where they'll hurt Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 3:36 PM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 28, 2014 in Moscow.

    Sanctions are intended to tighten the screws on Russia by targeting broad sections of its economy and financial markets.

  • Rep. Issa: Make Ex-Im Bank honest & transparent   Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 3:34 PM ET
    Rep. Issa: Make Ex-Im Bank honest & transparent

    House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, (R- Calif.), discusses if Congress will reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank. Issa says regulating and making the Ex-Im Bank honest transparent will help promote the banks confidence.

  • CFTC: JPMorgan unit to pay $650,000 settlement Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    People stand inside the lobby of the JPMorgan Chase & Co. headquarters building in New York.

    A JPMorgan Chase unit will pay $650,000 to resolve charges that it submitted inaccurate reports about positions held by some of its large clients.

  • Living in a bank settlement world   Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 7:31 AM ET
    Living in a bank settlement world

    There's been a tremendous increase in the states getting involved in areas of regulations they did not usually get involved in before, says Eric Dinallo, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner, discussing banking regulations.

  • An investor is suing Barclays over losses suffered after New York's attorney general accused the bank of lying about its electronic trading platform.

  • ‘Do no harm?’: Calls for banking Hippocratic oath Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 6:04 AM ET

    Over 2,000 years since the the Hippocratic Oath was introduced there are calls for bankers to follow suit, in an effort to prevent another crisis.

  • Deutsche increases litigation reserves   Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    Deutsche increases litigation reserves

    Filippo Alloatti, senior research analyst at Hermes Fund Managers, comments on Deutsche Bank's latest results and says the tone used by management is concerning.

  • European banks: Litigation provisions biggest risk   Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 2:30 AM ET
    European banks: Litigation provisions biggest risk

    Edmund Salvesen, banks analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says investors in European banks need to weigh up the risks of an "endless bag" of litigation costs.

  • Why WeBank is a business opportunity for Tencent   Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 9:34 PM ET
    Why WeBank is a business opportunity for Tencent

    Cynthia Meng, MD of Hong Kong China Technology, Media and Telecommunications Equity Research at Jefferies, describes how the bank will benefit from tapping into microfinancing markets.

  • Senior Fed officials are 'in denial' Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 1:43 PM ET
    Stanley Fischer

    Senior Fed officials seem to have slipped back into their pre-2008 ways, says Simon Johnson, a professor at MIT's Sloan school.

  • Spanish economy is improving: Bankia CFO   Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Spanish economy is improving: Bankia CFO

    Spanish lender Bankia announced a near-doubling of quarterly net profit on Monday. CFO Leopoldo Alvear joins CNBC to discuss.

  • Bain snaps up $1.3 billion JPMorgan loan book Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 11:29 AM ET
    Sankaty Advisors home page

    JPMorgan found the perfect suitor for a big book of loans it had made around the world but wanted to get rid of: Bain Capital.

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