LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Barclays on Thursday named retail boss Antony Jenkins as its new chief executive, handing an insider the task of helping to repair the damage caused by a rate-rigging scandal.
New Barclays head quits NBNK board - The Independent
Sir David Walker, the new chairman of Barclays, has stepped down from the board of NBNK, the vehicle which tried and failed to buy 600-plus branches from Lloyds Banking Group.
Virgin Money boss: free banking is a 'myth' - The Telegraph
Virgin Money boss Jayne-Anne Gadhia discusses transforming Northern Rock and how she plans to alter the public perception of British banks.
Banking revolution planned for high street - The Telegraph
The traditional bank branch and manager could become a thing of the past under proposals set out by a leading financial services industry consultant.
Banks are offering recruits up to £900 a day to work on interest rate swap mis-selling claims, which equates to a salary of more than £200,000 a year.
Deposit flight from Spanish banks smashes record in July - The Telegraph
Spain has suffered the worst haemorrhaging of bank deposits since the launch of the euro, losing funds equal to 7pc of its GDP in a single month during July.
Investment banks have been forced to raise starting salaries this summer to attract top graduates amid a student backlash against banking scandals.
The family of a senior partner at Deloitte has called for answers after he apparently committed suicide days after the auditing firm was linked to the Standard Chartered Iran dollar trades scandal.
Run on Vietnam's biggest bank highlights threat to economy - The Telegraph
The deliveries of truck loads of money and queues outside branches of Vietnam's biggest lender, Asia Commercial Bank, ready to withdraw their cash almost as quickly as stocks were replenished were an eloquent expression of the fears stalking the county's banking system.
Free exchange: The geography of poverty - The Economist
WHERE do the world’s poor live? The obvious answer: in poor countries. But in a recent series of articles Andy Sumner of Britain’s Institute of Development Studies showed that the obvious answer is wrong * . Four-fifths of those surviving on less than $2 a day, he found, live in ...
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