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Confidence floods back on housing, banking hopes
Confidence floods back on housing, banking hopes
Signs of life in the United States housing market combined with JPMorgan's higher bid for Bear Stearns to push global equity markets up sharply on...
Court frees trader Kerviel pending probe
Court frees trader Kerviel pending probe
A Paris court on Tuesday freed Jerome Kerviel, the trader accused of causing record losses at French bank Société Générale, pending investigation, his lawyers said....
Société Générale trader held in Kerviel probe
Société Générale trader held in Kerviel probe
Police arrested an employee from the trading room of Société Générale on Wednesday as part of their investigation into an alleged rogue trading...
Sarkozy hits out at Société Générale chief
Sarkozy hits out at Société Générale chief
French President Nicolas Sarkozy sharply criticised the chairperson of scandal-hit bank Société Générale in an interview published on Tuesday,...
Société Générale trader faced earlier inquiry
Société Générale trader faced earlier inquiry
French bank Société Générale, at the centre of a huge trading scandal, began investigating trades executed by Jerome Kerviel months before his...
Rogue trader Kerviel appeals against detention
Rogue trader Kerviel appeals against detention
Lawyers for Jerome Kerviel, the rogue trader blamed by French bank Société Générale for huge losses, lodged an appeal against his detention,...
Société Générale launches cash call to shore up finances
Société Générale launches cash call to shore up finances
Société Générale launched a deeply discounted â,¬5,5-billion ($8-billion) capital increase on Monday to prop up its finances and heal scars...
Société Générale braced for criticism, Kerviel speaks out
Société Générale braced for criticism, Kerviel speaks out
Société Générale was braced for fresh criticism from France's top central banker on Tuesday as the man the bank blames for its record trading...
Crisis inflicts fresh wounds, UBS cut deepest
Crisis inflicts fresh wounds, UBS cut deepest
Fresh write-offs at big European and Japanese banks on Wednesday drove investors' attention firmly back onto the credit crunch after days gazing at...
Global equities deep in gloom
Global equities deep in gloom
Asian and European stock markets fell sharply again on Monday as investors worried about possible recession and a forthcoming interest-rate call in...
'Mr Average' perpetrated biggest trading fraud
'Mr Average' perpetrated biggest trading fraud
Jérôme Kerviel, a shy and introverted young city trader, lived on a tree-lined street in Neuilly-sur-Seine, the wealthy Paris suburb dubbed...
How rogue bankers lose billions of dollars
How rogue bankers lose billions of dollars
The admission by French bank Société Générale on Thursday that a single trader had defrauded it of €4,9-billion ($7,15-billion) is just...

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