23 April 2013
Bond managers have been steadily increasing the use of credit default swaps (CDS) in their portfolios as liquidity issues which emerged in the corporate bond space last year continue to plague the sector.
18 April 2013
Barclays’ investment banking chief Rich Ricci and wealth management head Tom Kalaris are to retire as the company restructures its senior management team.
16 April 2013
Ashok Vaswani, chief executive of retail and business at Barclays, has admitted that 2012 was a "very difficult year" for the bank, and said the decision to release details of staff's £38.5m bonus details on Budget day was a "mistake" but claimed it was not an attempt to bury the news.
15 April 2013
Barclays has been named as the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) most complained about firm for the second half of last year.
08 April 2013
Japan’s currency has fallen to its lowest level against the US dollar since May 2009, as the Bank of Japan (BoJ) shifts to a more radical monetary easing policy.
04 April 2013
Barclays reputation was hit when it refused to comply with the spirit of financial regulation and by allowing a group of elite investment bankers to "lose a sense of proportionality and humility", a report has found.
03 April 2013
Banks across the world have rallied sharply in the last 12 months, the shares featuring among the best performing stocks in many indices but, after a sharp climb, are there any opportunities left for investors?
21 March 2013
Barclays shares worth a total of £39m have been awarded to nine executives as part of their long-term remuneration packages, the group said yesterday.
19 March 2013
Cazenove's top performing UK Equity Income fund manager Matt Hudson has identified the potential winners among the UK's banking sector following a stellar year for all the big banks.
17 March 2013
Jamie Smith, chairman of the UK Structured Products Association, asks: Is it time the consumer press were made more accountable for their coverage of structured products?
14 March 2013
The director-general of the Institute of Directors (IoD) has hit out at the pay packages received by bankers.
08 March 2013
Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins has suggested the growing automation of the banking system could result in massive job losses over the next ten years.
06 March 2013
The FSA was aware that LIBOR rigging could pose a ‘significant issue’ to the UK’s banking system as early as 2008, an internal report has shown.
28 February 2013
Sanlam’s top-performing financials manager Kokkie Kooyman has warned investors they should be wary of owning companies which are highly correlated to equity markets ahead of an expected correction.
25 February 2013
Brewin Dolphin is planning to increase the number of open-ended funds it recommends to clients by 25% in the coming months as it seeks to provide more income plays.
Sheldon MacDonald, senior investment manager at Architas, looks at the prospects for global equities markets for the rest of 2013 and beyond.
Annabelle Williams talks to Fen Sung, manager of the Premier China Enterprise fund, about the stocks that could benefit from a relaxation of China’s one-child policy.
Although US equity markets have continued to reach new all-time highs this year, sentiment towards the prospect of a sustained US economic recovery has become more tentative in the past few weeks.
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