2019 Articles

brexit uk financial firms

More than 1000 banks, asset managers, payments firms and insurers from the European Union are planning to open offices in

January 20, 2020

With 31 January less than two weeks away, after various twists and turns, the first chapter of Brexit is finally

January 20, 2020
City cautiously approves of chancellor’s post-Brexit regulations plan

The City of London Corporation has responded with cautious approval to chancellor Sajid Javid’s statement that post-Brexit financial services trade

January 19, 2020

The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called on the world’s financial sector to address near-record levels of

January 18, 2020
Janet Yellen Attends Panel Discussion In New York City

Morgan Stanley chief executive James Gorman received $27m (£20.75m) in total compensation for 2019, almost seven per cent less than

January 18, 2020
HSBC job cuts

HSBC is reportedly cutting around 100 roles in its equities business, with the bulk of the layoffs expected to fall

January 17, 2020
Edward VIII coin

A £1 coin featuring the Queen’s uncle Edward VIII has sold for a record £1m to a private collector in

January 17, 2020

By the end of 2019, the UK and US had achieved a decade recession free. That’s an impressive feat, but

January 17, 2020
3i private equity

In January 2007, I walked into my first day in a role at one the world’s leading global financial institutions

January 17, 2020
BNY Mellon shares tumble after earnings miss

Shares in BNY Mellon have fallen eight per cent in US trading after the lender’s fourth-quarter profit missed analysts’ estimates

January 16, 2020
libor rate

The City regulator and Bank of England have joined forces to urge banks and insurers to accelerate plans to transition

January 16, 2020
Morgan Stanley caps off earnings season with record profit

Morgan Stanley’s profit jumped almost 50 per cent in the final quarter of 2019, its results showed today, pushing the

January 16, 2020
Fintech boom helps drive up London office leases

The financial services lifeboat said today it was “too early to predict” how much it would have to pay out

January 16, 2020

A former Citigroup investment banker has won an age discrimination case after his boss said “you are old and set

January 15, 2020