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Jill Treanor

Jill Treanor

    Price-fixing exposé engulfs BoE
    Price-fixing exposé engulfs BoE
    The Bank of England (BoE)has been dragged into the mounting controversy over allegations of price fixing in the £3-trillion-a-day foreign...
    Closer ties needed to avoid future banking crisis
    Closer ties needed to avoid future banking crisis
    Top regulators and the boards of banks need to have a more trusting relationship to avoid another financial crisis, a leading policy group has...
    Lloyds sale jump-starts UK economy
    Lloyds sale jump-starts UK economy
    George Osborne, the British chancellor, says Britain’s economy has turned a corner after the government made a £60-million profit from...
    Singapore puts the squeeze on interest-rate profligates
    Singapore puts the squeeze on interest-rate profligates
    Financial regulators in Singapore have found that 133 traders in 20 banks attempted to manipulate interest rate and foreign exchange benchmarks,...
    UK minister admonishes all-male boards of FTSE firms
    UK minister admonishes all-male boards of FTSE firms
    British Business Secretary Vince Cable will write to the bosses of the eight companies in the FTSE 100 index that still have men-only boardrooms, in...
    UK banks may face 60bn shortfall
    UK banks may face 60bn shortfall
    They warned that they will be forced to find ways to fill a shortfall that could be as much as £60-billion.
    Call for ethics probe into UK banks
    Call for ethics probe into UK banks
    Labour MP John Mann, an outspoken member of the British House of Commons treasury select committee, has called for a government inquiry into money...
    King aced Barclays top executive
    King aced Barclays top executive
    Marcus Agius, the outgoing chairperson of Barclays, has revealed that Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King played the decisive role in forcing...
    SABMiller taps into own talent
    SABMiller taps into own talent
    Brewer SABMiller has breached City convention by elevating its long-standing chief executive, Graham Mackay, to chairperson. Mackay will serve as...
    Barclays chief in the pound seats
    Barclays chief in the pound seats
    Barclays bank boss Bob Diamond received £17-million in pay, shares and perks last year at a time when the bank's profits fell 3% and amid...
    Big bonuses despite losses
    Big bonuses despite losses
    The United Kingdom's bailed-out loss-making Royal Bank of Scotland is pleading to be allowed to run on a commercial basis as it announced widened...
    Executives' slice of the pie gets smaller too
    Executives' slice of the pie gets smaller too
    The bailed-out British Lloyds Banking Group has revealed it had plunged to a £3.5-billion loss last year and would pay out £375-million in...