Hong Kong's central bank said on Tuesday that its investigation into possible benchmark rate manipulation has been extended to include HSBC and a number of other banks.» Read More
The Bank of Japan is expected to deliver its third dose of monetary stimulus in four months on Thursday in a prelude to more aggressive action next year, as it faces intensifying pressure from the country's next leader for stronger efforts to beat deflation.
The official U.K. Libor manipulation report points the finger at five banks for helping UBS rig the rate. So which banks were they?
This banking stock has doubled this year and options traders are betting the momentum will continue.
The UBS Libor settlement swings the spotlight on to the role of interdealer brokers in the burgeoning scandal, alleging that employees at these institutions actively "colluded" with rate-fixing efforts.
South African President Jacob Zuma has kicked off five days of discussions over the country's economy, including the possible introduction of a mining tax and greater state intervention in the sector.
The scale of Libor manipulation at Swiss bank UBS was laid bare today in documents published by U.K. authorities which showed one trader openly boasting of keeping the benchmark rate artificially low.
Widely-followed bank analyst Meredith Whitney on Tuesday turned bullish on bank stocks, but not every trader agrees.
Knight Capital Group said it will be acquired by rival electronic trading firm Getco Holdings in a cash-and-stock deal that the companies valued at $1.4 billion.
How options traders are playing Goldman Sachs now, with with CNBC contributor Mike Khouw of CRT Capital Group LLC.
Shares of Bank of America are up more than 104 percent year-to-date, and the Fast Money traders offer strategies to playing the stock now.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer sees signs in the market that could be good for bulls. Very good.
Discussing the state of the financial sector, with Meredith Whitney of Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO. "There is more clarity today on financials than over the past 5 years," she explains.
The financial sector is at a 1.5-year high, and Bank of America and Citigroup are trading at 52-week highs. Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets, offers insight.
Big bank stocks are poised to post double-digit gains, analyst Meredith Whitney told CNBC.
As regulators complete new mortgage rules, banks are about to get protection against homeowner lawsuits.
Stocks closed higher Tuesday, with major averages hitting a two-month high, as investors were encouraged that a deal would soon be made in Washington to avoid the "fiscal cliff."
Jason Goldberg, Barclays, explains how long he expects banks to get a boost from Meredith Whitney's latest upgrades on Citi, Bank of America and Discover Financial.
Jefferies Group said fourth quarter earnings rose on strong performance in its fixed income unit.
Sweden's central bank cut interest rates by a quarter point on Tuesday to the lowest for more than two years but gave only slim hopes of further reductions to bolster one of Europe's more robust economies.
Options were bullish yesterday on the financials, which have been solid and were key to yesterday's market rally.
David Trone, JMP Securities analyst, and Jason Goldberg, Barclays analyst, explain how the Fed's decision on interest rates will impact the financial sector.
Allister Heath, editor of CityAM and Paul Moore, founder of Assetz Capital, discuss the U.K. Banking Commission's report, whether it's "game-changing", and bankers' responsibilities.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, explains why he hears 'crickets" when he asks questions about Fed Chairman Bernanke's policies. "Enough is enough," he rants.