Chinese stocks carved out their biggest gain in two months amid speculation that A-shares could be included in MSCI’s global benchmarks.
Think everything in British politics will calm down once the European Union referendum is over? Think again.
Hedge funds and investment banks have commissioned private exit polls in an attempt to make profits from the result of the UK’s referendum on EU membership next month.
Interim President Michel Temer’s government, in office less than three weeks, is being rocked by leaked recordings that appear to show newly appointed cabinet members working to subvert a probe into government graft.
So we have the first stage of the global Code of Conduct in the public domain but as I witnessed on Thursday in New York, there is still a dangerous degree of complacency in the industry – and that represents a challenge for those creating and implementing the Code.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned older people to take care when chasing higher rates of return on their savings through dubious investments.
The new head of the UK’s City watchdog will have his trusted lieutenant by his side after she agreed to stay at the Financial Conduct Authority following a secondment from the Bank of England.
Volkswagen’s first quarter results were far higher than expected despite the carmaker revealing weaker than forecast operating margins in core passenger brand.
The former chief executive of Zurich Insurance has taken his own life; the second time the Swiss business has been shaken by suicide in less than three years.
Consolidation in the global drugs industry continues apace as Jazz Pharmaceuticals, a company that is registered in Ireland but has offices in California and Philadelphia, has agreed to buy US rival Celator for $1.5bn.
IG Group says it is on track to top full year expectations thanks to “continued robust performance” and “ongoing strength in trading revenue”.
As top American and Chinese officials prepare for their annual powwow against the backdrop of a looming Federal Reserve interest-rate increase, the policy actions of the world’s two-biggest economies have never been so closely bound.
European and Asian stocks gained amid optimism the global economy is strong enough to withstand a boost to U.S. borrowing costs that may come as early as June. The dollar was poised for its best monthly rally since 2014.
The job of a financial market intermediary is to acquire and manage information. If you are a broker or dealer or trader or M&A adviser, you have to know who’s buying so you can help sellers sell, and you have to know who’s selling so you can help buyers buy. So you will always have conflicts of interest.
As the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries prepares to meet this week, representatives say there is little mystery about the outcome of the gathering: Any coordinated action on cuts is unlikely.
Peg Reed knew she was called “Miss Bitch” on the desk when she was trading currencies on 1980s Wall Street. While running foreign-exchange desks in New York at the same time, Charlotte DeBenedictis was paid less than the men working for her.
Delaying a sales tax increase in Japan scheduled for April next year makes “some sense” as it could push the economy into several quarters of anemic growth, making it hard to raise revenue, a senior Standard & Poor’s executive said on Tuesday.
St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Monday global markets appear to be “well-prepared” for a summer interest rate hike from the Fed, although he did not specify a date for the policy move.
There was fresh concern on Monday that there could be further delays in the disbursement of much-need bailout money to Greece owing to a disagreement between Athens and its creditors, who have demanded changes to prior actions passed in Parliament earlier this month.