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  • CEO OF BRAZIL'S CAIXA SAYS PLANS TO REACH OUT TO INVESTMENT BANKS TO RESUME INSURANCE UNIT IPO.

  • Francois Hollande criticized former European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso's decision to take a job at Goldman Sachs.

  • PARIS, July 14- French President Francois Hollande on Thursday became the most senior critic to date of former European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso's decision to take a job at the investment bank Goldman Sachs. Hollande noted that Barroso was running the European Union's executive arm at the time of the U.S. subprime home-loans crisis, which has been...

  • Lehman's die was already cast: Kevin Warsh

    Kevin Warsh, Hoover Institution, shares his thoughts on a new paper that claims the Fed could have saved Lehman Brothers during the financial crisis.

  • Bear

    After taking a big dive to start the year, consumer banks outpaced Wall Street I-banks’ shares in recovering.

  • *Graduates still look to Silicon Valley, Wall Street. LONDON, July 13- When Barclays executive Sam Dean went to a career fair earlier this year, he asked to speak with a group of students who were not studying finance. "There is no doubt that the banking industry has made some mistakes in recent years in the way that it has run its graduate recruitment processes," said...

  • BlackRock 'cautious' on US equities

    A chief equity strategist at the firm says it's a tough and transitional moment for US stocks.

  • Runner falls

    Analysts are almost universally bearish on consumer banks in the longer term, because interest rates are likely to stay low.

  • Goldman says stocks and bonds look expensive right now

    The investment bank tells investors to hold a diversified portfolio of currencies and some gold.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- Big U.S. banks looking to wealth management to shore up their profits may have to wait for another year according to analysts, who expect market volatility to keep the business subdued throughout 2016.. Now, as banks kick off second-quarter reporting this week, analysts expect more weakness this year, citing uncertainty related to Britain's...

  • NEW YORK, July 8- Crude prices steadied in choppy trading on Friday, with Brent on track to its largest weekly drop in six months, as strong U.S. jobs data and bargain hunting by investors pitted against seasonally weak consumption of oil. "It's choppy and will likely stay so," said David Thompson, executive vice-president at Washington- based commodities broker...

  • DFZQ IPO

    As DFZQ becomes the first brokerage to list since the 2015 mainland market rout, Ivan Li of Tung Shing Securities warns Chinese financials will have a tough time this year.

  • TORONTO, July 7- Canadian mergers and acquisitions slipped in the first half of 2016, with sluggish activity in natural resource sectors offsetting some large infrastructure deals, according to Thomson Reuters data released on Thursday. Deal volume fell to $108.2 billion from $137.9 billion a year ago, the data showed. The biggest transactions were...

  • TORONTO, July 7- Canadian equity issues picked up steam in the first half of the year after a period of sluggish activity as resource companies took advantage of a rebound in commodity prices to tap capital markets, Thomson Reuters data showed on Thursday. Royal Bank of Canada topped the league tables rankings for investment banks shepherding new shares to...

  • LONDON, July 7- Five U.S. investment banks promised British finance minister George Osborne on Thursday that they would try to help London keep its top spot as a financial center, but gave no commitment on jobs following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. One banker at the meeting with Osborne told Reuters the banks wanted to see concrete moves to ensure...

  • LeBron James

    The good news first: it's likely getting better. Of course, that comes as big banks try to rebound from the bad news: it's been the worst start to a year, on a number of metrics, since the global financial crisis.

  • LONDON, July 7- Four U.S. investment banks promised British finance minister George Osborne on Thursday that they would try to help London keep its top spot as a financial center, but gave no commitment on jobs following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. One banker at the meeting with Osborne told Reuters the banks wanted to see concrete moves to ensure...

  • LONDON, July 7- Four U.S. investment banks promised British finance minister George Osborne on Thursday that they would help London keep its top spot as a global financial centre following the country's voted to leave the European Union. The statement said no other city in Europe had capital markets as deep as those of London, but the banks made no commitment...

  • LONDON, July 7- Major investment banks including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan said they would work to help London remain a top centre for international finance, in a joint statement on Thursday with British finance minister George Osborne. "Today we met and agreed that we would work together to build on all this with a common aim to help London retain its position as...

  • Were markets complacent ahead of the Brexit referendum?

    Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Wealth Management, discusses why investors were complacent ahead of the U.K.'s referendum on EU membership.