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1 hr ago | The Peninsula
LONDON: Bob Diamond, the former boss of Barclays, is set to return to banking by listing a shell company in London in the next few weeks to invest in the African financial sector, a source familiar with the matter said.
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The prospective employees entered a conference room and signed in before being handed packets explaining company benefits and compensation.
The documents show that a JPMorgan program designed to prevent questionable hiring practices was ultimately viewed inside the company as "a gateway to doing business with state-owned companies in China," the Times said, adding that it had reviewed copies of the emails and computer spreadsheets.
A former SAC Capital Advisors trader, set to go on trial next month on insider trading charges, wants to cite in court some 2012 testimony given by the hedge fund's founder Steven Cohen, claiming it rebuts the government's case.
The first major global trade deal in nearly 20 years was struck Saturday as 160 countries agreed on measures that could boost the world economy by as much as $1 trillion.
An activist holds a banner during a protest against the World Trade Organization in Bali on Thursday.
Shares of Barnes & Noble Inc fell as much as 11 percent on Friday, a day after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission told the bookseller it had begun an investigation into a restatement of earnings announced on July 29. The largest U.S. bookstore chain store said in July that it had to restate certain financial statements for periods prior to ... (more)
A logo is seen outside Scotiabank headquarters in the financial disitrict in Toronto Tuesday December 3, 2002.
A former Goldman Sachs trader was sentenced to nine months in prison for wire fraud Friday by a Manhattan judge who took sharp aim at both Goldman and the government, questioning why it took them so long to bring the misconduct to light.
The Greeneville Sun reports Greene and Washington county rescue squads tried to reach the person overnight but weren't successful.
Bank of Nova Scotia a record annual profit of nearly $6.7 billion in 2013 but its fourth-quarter core earnings came in slightly below some analyst estimates.
A U.S. judge is considering an alternative that could result in Bank of America Corp paying much less than the $863.6 million the government is seeking as a penalty for the sale of defective mortgages before the financial crisis.
The retirement of Peter Munk and a revamp of the board at Barrick Gold are seen as positive moves by a U.S. fund manager who has been critical of the gold miner, but he still has concerns.
The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is opening a branch inside Toronto's Pearson airport in a bid to draw in travellers and newcomers.
The world's largest casino company is cautioning investors that Internet gambling might hurt, rather than help, its brick-and-mortar casinos.
Experts say super PACs could become magnets for a wide array for people potentially trying to make a quick buck off a candidate's name or novices looking to make their mark in politics.