PayPal has bought mobile payment company iZettle for a whopping $2.2 billion — taking the company a step closer to becoming a fully fledged bank.
A report by British lawmakers into the construction and outsourcing giant Carillion collapse has suggested the big four accountancy firms — KPMG, PwC, Deloitte and EY — should be broken up.
Last year, the Church of England made headlines with a record return on investment, but this year’s numbers aren’t quite so holy.
UK regulators have fined Barclays Bank chief executive Jes Staley an eye-watering £650,000 ($881,000) for attempting to unmask a whistleblower in 2016.
The RBS share price has climbed at the London market open after news broke last night the bank — still majority owned by the British taxpayer — will pay $4.9 billion to the US Department of Justice (DoJ) to resolve a long-running probe.
Shares in retail bank Virgin Money leapt 7.7% as the UK stock market opened on Tuesday morning.
The HSBC share price has dipped after the London-based global banking giant posted a surprise fall in pre-tax profits for the first three months of the year, which the bank’s blamed on higher costs.
A radical plan to overhaul Switzerland’s financial sector looks set for failure, the first opinion poll on June’s Swiss referendum has shown.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has lost the records for almost 20 million accounts and failed to inform its customers, the bank confirmed today.
Despite ten days of turmoil, banking chief Paul Pester admits that he doesn’t yet know how many customers have left because of TSB’s online meltdown.
UK challenger banks Santander, Metro Bank, Clydesdale Bank, Starling and TSB are all pitching for a share of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) alternative remedies package.
The Standard Chartered share price has fallen despite the bank posting a better-than-expected 20% rise in pretax profit for the first three months of the year.
It’s been a week of chaos for TSB after a computer glitch left up to half of the bank’s customers unable to access their online accounts.
The chief executive of UK bank TSB, which has been struggling under an online service outage since Sunday, has said his customers should be able to use TSB’s website and app again.
The Metro Bank share price rose this morning ahead of a high-stakes shareholder meeting where at least one top investor is planning to vote against the reappointment of the bank’s founding chairman, Vernon Hill.
Shares in Spanish bank Banco Santander dipped at the London opening this morning after the bank posted a 10% rise in first quarter profits.
Digital transformation has improved the efficiency, innovation, and access to services for customers, according to a report out today from the London lobby group TheCityUK.
Goldman Sachs significantly exceeded expectations today as it posted its first quarter results.
Some 129 top level football players face financial ruin after a tax avoidance scheme popular with the rich and famous went bad.
The Deutsche Bank share price has jumped at the market open in Frankfurt this morning after the bank announced last night it had sacked its chief executive John Cryan.
India’s economy was re-crowned the world’s fastest growing economy this year, with economic growth forecasts of 7% to 7.5% for 2018/2019.
Music streaming company Spotify is making its debut as a publicly listed company on the New York Stock Exchange today, hoping to fund a move away from music and into other areas.
The publisher of the Daily Mail has said the cleaners of its its building are to get a pay rise after nearly 100,000 signed a petition protesting about their pay.
The British Treasury is considering phasing out 1p and 2p coins as people are shifting from cash to contactless and card payments.
Canada will follow Thailand today in unveiling new banknotes, after the Southeast Asian nation announced that King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be replacing his late father King Bhumibol Adulyadej on all future Thai Baht currency.
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, made its biggest gains on record in 2017, with returns equivalent to $131 billion.
London-based bank Standard Chartered has reported its profits climbed in 2017, allowing the bank to restart dividends at 11 cents per share, after shareholders saw no returns in 2016.
There are few individual people the market listens to as closely as it does to Warren Buffett.
Chinese insurance regulators have seized the Anbang Insurance Group in a sign that Beijing is cracking down on financial risk to rein in the country’s spiralling debt.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) — which was bailed out during the 2008 financial crisis and is still 71% owned by the British taxpayer — has made an annual profit for the first time in ten years.